Gap, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 28, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.125 per share scheduled for January 30,
2013. Shareholders who purchased GPS stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that GPS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $31.37, the dividend yield is 1.59%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GPS was $31.37,
representing a -17.12% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.85 and
a 76.73% increase over the 52 week low of $17.75.
GPS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as TJX Companies, Inc. (
) and Limited Brands, Inc. (
). GPS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.03. Zacks Investment Research reports GPS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 45.85%, compared to an
industry average of 16.9%.
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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 Consumer Discretionary (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary
- SPDR S&P Retail ETF (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio (
- PowerShares Dynamic MagniQuant (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RCD with an increase of
10.87% over the last 100 days. PEZ has the highest percent
weighting of GPS at 2.91%.