Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 05, 2014

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Gannett Co., Inc. ( GCI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 05, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased GCI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th quarter that GCI has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of GCI was $29.05, representing a -4.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.43 and a 48.75% increase over the 52 week low of $19.53.

GCI is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as News Corporation ( NWSA ) and News Corporation ( NWS ). GCI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.65. Zacks Investment Research reports GCI's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 32.92%, compared to an industry average of -.6%.

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

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

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETF ( RCD )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio ( SPHB )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio ( PXMV )
  • Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF ( VBR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SPHB with an increase of 13.92% over the last 100 days. RCD has the highest percent weighting of GCI at 1.3%.

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 Symbols: GCI , NWSA , NWS , RCD , SPHB , PXMV , VBR

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