Gap, Inc. (GPS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 08, 2013


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Gap, Inc. ( GPS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GPS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of GPS was $36.65, representing a -3.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.85 and a 46.48% increase over the 52 week low of $25.02.

GPS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as TJX Companies, Inc. ( TJX ) and Ross Stores, Inc. ( ROST ). GPS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.32. Zacks Investment Research reports GPS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 12.5%, compared to an industry average of 12.3%.

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

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

  • PowerShares Dynamic Retail ( PMR )
  • RevenueShares Navallier Overall A-100 ( RWV )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Discretionary ( PEZ )
  • PowerShares Dynamic LargeCap Growth ( PWB )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETF ( RCD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RWV with an increase of 15.2% over the last 100 days. PMR has the highest percent weighting of GPS at 4.69%.

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

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