Gamestop Corporation (GME) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 29, 2013


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Gamestop Corporation ( GME ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.275 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 19, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GME stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that GME has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $49.37, the dividend yield is 2.23%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GME was $49.37, representing a -11.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.08 and a 175.2% increase over the 52 week low of $17.94.

GME is a part of the Consumer Services sector. GME's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$2.38. Zacks Investment Research reports GME's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 1.33%, compared to an industry average of 16.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GME Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to GME through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GME as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Retail ( PMR )
  • iShares Enhanced U.S. Large-Cap ( IELG )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETF ( RCD )
  • SPDR S&P Retail ETF ( XRT )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio ( PXMV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PMR with an increase of 13.94% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GME at 3.77%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: GME , IELG , PMR , PXMV , RCD , XRT

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