Global Payments Inc. (GPN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 15, 2013

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Global Payments Inc. ( GPN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 15, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.02 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GPN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 31st quarter that GPN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $46.56, the dividend yield is .17%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GPN was $46.56, representing a -9.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $51.24 and a 18.26% increase over the 52 week low of $39.37.

GPN is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Visa Inc. ( V ) and eBay Inc. ( EBAY ). GPN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.29. Zacks Investment Research reports GPN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.37%, compared to an industry average of 11.9%.

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



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