Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (
) 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 (
) and CarMax Inc (
). 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%.
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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 (
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%.