Gildan Activewear, Inc. (
) 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 (
) and Ralph Lauren Corporation (
). 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%.
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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 (
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%.