Gap, Inc. (GPS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 11, 2013


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Gap, Inc. ( GPS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 11, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GPS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 33.33% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $39.48, the dividend yield is 2.03%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GPS was $39.48, representing a -15.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.56 and a 32.31% increase over the 52 week low of $29.84.

GPS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as TJX Companies, Inc. ( TJX ) and L Brands, Inc. ( LTD ). GPS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.71. Zacks Investment Research reports GPS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 18.71%, compared to an industry average of -.3%.

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 Dynamic Retail ( PMR )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Discretionary ( PEZ )
  • PowerShares Dynamic LargeCap Growth ( PWB )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio ( PXMV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PEZ with an increase of 6.91% over the last 100 days. PMR has the highest percent weighting of GPS at 5.07%.

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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