Gildan Activewear, Inc. (GIL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 14, 2013

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Gildan Activewear, Inc. ( GIL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GIL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that GIL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $42.18, the dividend yield is .85%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GIL was $42.18, representing a -1.86% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.98 and a 90.17% 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 Ralph Lauren Corporation ( RL ). GIL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.25. Zacks Investment Research reports GIL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 105.11%, compared to an industry average of 12.3%.

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

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

  • First Trust Canada AlphaDex Fund ( FCAN ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FCAN with an increase of 6.33% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GIL at 4.36%.



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: FCAN , GIL , RL , VFC

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