Gildan Activewear, Inc. (GIL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 19, 2013

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Gildan Activewear, Inc. ( GIL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 19, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 18, 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 same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of GIL was $36.57, representing a -4.27% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.20 and a 64.88% increase over the 52 week low of $22.18.

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 $1.88. Zacks Investment Research reports GIL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 103.54%, compared to an industry average of 4.6%.

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



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