GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012

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GNC Holdings, Inc. ( GNC ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.11 per share scheduled for December 31, 2012. Shareholders who purchased GNC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that GNC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $34.28, the dividend yield is 1.28%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GNC was $34.28, representing a -19.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.70 and a 33.91% increase over the 52 week low of $25.60.

GNC is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Whole Foods Market, Inc. ( WFM ) and Kroger Company ( KR ). GNC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.16. Zacks Investment Research reports GNC's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 50.99%, compared to an industry average of 17.6%.


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

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

  • Guggenheim Russell MidCap Equal Weight ETF ( EWRM )
  • Guggenheim Russell 1000 Equal Weight ETF ( EWRI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EWRI with an increase of 8.8% over the last 100 days. EWRM has the highest percent weighting of GNC at 0.35%.



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: EWRI , EWRM , GNC , KR , WFM

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