Gildan Activewear, Inc. (GIL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 11, 2012

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Gildan Activewear, Inc. ( GIL ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 11, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share scheduled for January 07, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GIL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $35.82, the dividend yield is 1.01%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GIL was $35.82, representing a -2.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.58 and a 97.46% increase over the 52 week low of $18.14.

GIL is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as V.F. Corporation ( VFC ) and Coach, Inc. ( COH ). GIL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.21. Zacks Investment Research reports GIL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 103.16%, compared to an industry average of 2.5%.

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



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