GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 13, 2013

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GNC Holdings, Inc. ( GNC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GNC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 36.36% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of GNC was $40.43, representing a -5.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.83 and a 30.76% increase over the 52 week low of $30.92.

GNC is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Kroger Company ( KR ) and Whole Foods Market, Inc. ( WFM ). GNC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.28. Zacks Investment Research reports GNC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 19.69%, compared to an industry average of 13.9%.

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

The top-performing ETF of this group is EWRI with an increase of 13.27% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GNC at 25%.



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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