Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 28, 2014


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Group 1 Automotive, Inc. ( GPI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 28, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 16, 2014. Shareholders who purchased GPI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that GPI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $80.22, the dividend yield is .85%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GPI was $80.22, representing a -8.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $87.38 and a 35.12% increase over the 52 week low of $59.37.

GPI is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Genuine Parts Company ( GPC ) and CarMax Inc ( KMX ). GPI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.81. Zacks Investment Research reports GPI's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.59%, compared to an industry average of 15.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GPI Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Small Value Portfolio ( PXSV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXSV with an decrease of -0.47% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GPI at 0.45%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: GPI , GPC , KMX , PXSV

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