Giant Interactive Group Inc (GA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 16, 2013


Giant Interactive Group Inc ( GA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 16, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.42 per share Shareholders who purchased GA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 40% increase over the prior year. At the current stock price of $8.01, the dividend yield is 20.97%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GA was $8.01, representing a -2.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $8.22 and a 90.71% increase over the 52 week low of $4.20.

GA is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Visa Inc. ( V ) and eBay Inc. ( EBAY ). GA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.66. Zacks Investment Research reports GA's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 12.72%, compared to an industry average of 5.1%.

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

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

  • PowerShares Golden Dragon Halter USX China Portfolio ( PGJ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PGJ with an increase of 9.54% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GA at 1.78%.

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: EBAY , GA , PGJ , V

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