General Dynamics Corporation (GD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 09, 2013

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General Dynamics Corporation ( GD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 09, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.56 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that GD has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $86.17, the dividend yield is 2.6%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GD was $86.17, representing a -4.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $89.94 and a 39.66% increase over the 52 week low of $61.70.

GD is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Carnival Corporation ( CUK ) and Carnival Corporation ( CCL ). GD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.94. Zacks Investment Research reports GD's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.34%, compared to an industry average of 2.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GD Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF ( ITA )
  • PowerShares Aerospace & Defense ( PPA )
  • SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF ( XAR )
  • iShares Enhanced U.S. Large-Cap ( IELG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XAR with an increase of 17.65% over the last 100 days. ITA has the highest percent weighting of GD at 5.7%.



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: CCL , CUK , GD , IELG , ITA , PPA , XAR

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