Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 29, 2014

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Group 1 Automotive, Inc. ( GPI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 16, 2014. Shareholders who purchased GPI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that GPI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $79.72, the dividend yield is .85%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GPI was $79.72, representing a -3.25% decrease from the 52 week high of $82.40 and a 34.28% 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 $4.62. Zacks Investment Research reports GPI's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 13.88%, compared to an industry average of 8.1%.

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 increase of 0.36% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GPI 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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