General Motors Company (GM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 14, 2014

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General Motors Company ( GM ) 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 ( TM ) and Honda Motor Company, Ltd. ( HMC ). 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%.

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

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 ( FPX )
  • First Trust NASDAQ Global Auto Index Fund ( CARZ )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund ( IYK )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Core Portfolio ( PXLC )
  • PowerShares Dynamic LargeCap Value ( PWV ).

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%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: GM , TM , HMC , FPX , CARZ , IYK , PXLC , PWV

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