GATX Corporation (GMT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012

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GATX Corporation ( GMT ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share scheduled for December 31, 2012. Shareholders who purchased GMT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that GMT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $42.27, the dividend yield is 2.84%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GMT was $42.27, representing a -8.09% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.99 and a 19% increase over the 52 week low of $35.52.

GMT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Expedia, Inc. ( EXPE ) and Bristow Group Inc ( BRS ). GMT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.93. Zacks Investment Research reports GMT's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 38.71%, compared to an industry average of 16%.

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

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

  • iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average Index Fund ( IYT )
  • iShares MSCI New Zealand Investable Market Index Fund ( ENZL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ENZL with an increase of 21.02% over the last 100 days. IYT has the highest percent weighting of GMT at 5.67%.



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



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Referenced Stocks: BRS , ENZL , EXPE , GMT , IYT

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