General Motors Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 14, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 28,
2014. Shareholders who purchased GM stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current
stock price of $34.86, the dividend yield is 3.44%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GM was $34.86,
representing a -16.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.85 and
a 28.59% increase over the 52 week low of $27.11.
GM is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes
companies such as Toyota Motor Corp Ltd Ord (
) and Honda Motor Company, Ltd. (
). GM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.35. Zacks Investment Research reports GM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 19.84%, compared to an
industry average of 8.2%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to GM through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GM as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust IPOX-100 Index Fund (
- First Trust NASDAQ Global Auto Index Fund (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Core Portfolio (
- PowerShares Dynamic LargeCap Value (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FPX with an increase of
14.23% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of GM at 6.76%.