Gap, Inc. (GPS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 07, 2014


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Gap, Inc. ( GPS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 07, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 30, 2014. Shareholders who purchased GPS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 46.67% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $41.65, the dividend yield is 2.11%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GPS was $41.65, representing a -10.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.56 and a 15.28% increase over the 52 week low of $36.13.

GPS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as TJX Companies, Inc. ( TJX ) and L Brands, Inc. ( LB ). GPS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.62. Zacks Investment Research reports GPS's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 8.11%, compared to an industry average of -3.4%.

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

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

  • PowerShares Buyback Achievers ( PKW )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio ( SPHQ )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Investment Grade Corporate Bond Portfo ( PFIG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PKW with an increase of 9.3% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GPS at 1.1%.

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: GPS , TJX , LB , PKW , SPHQ , PFIG

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