Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 05, 2012

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Gannett Co., Inc. ( GCI ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 05, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share scheduled for January 02, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GCI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that GCI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $17.9, the dividend yield is 4.47%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GCI was $17.9, representing a -10.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.99 and a 66.05% increase over the 52 week low of $10.78.

GCI is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Rovi Corporation ( ROVI ) and Meredith Corporation ( MDP ). GCI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.84. Zacks Investment Research reports GCI's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 7.78%, compared to an industry average of -15.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GCI Dividend History page.

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

  • PowerShares Dynamic Media ( PBS )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETF ( RCD )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio ( PXMV )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Earnings Fund ( EZM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PBS with an increase of 11.31% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GCI at 2.85%.



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



This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: EZM , GCI , MDP , PBS , PXMV , RCD , ROVI

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