Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 06, 2013


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Gannett Co., Inc. ( GCI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GCI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that GCI has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of GCI was $20.21, representing a -2.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.64 and a 66.06% increase over the 52 week low of $12.17.

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 $1.79. Zacks Investment Research reports GCI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -4.43%, compared to an industry average of -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 PXMV with an increase of 13.67% over the last 100 days. PBS 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 Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: EZM , GCI , MDP , PBS , PXMV , RCD , ROVI

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