GATX Corporation (GMT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2013

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GATX Corporation ( GMT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.31 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GMT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.33% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of GMT was $50.16, representing a -1.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.72 and a 41.22% 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 $2.88. Zacks Investment Research reports GMT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.43%, compared to an industry average of 10.4%.

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 Capped Investable Market Index Fund ( ENZL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ENZL with an increase of 11.6% 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.



This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

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

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