Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2013

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Group 1 Automotive, Inc. ( GPI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2013. 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.

The previous trading day's last sale of GPI was $59.57, representing a -14.26% decrease from the 52 week high of $69.48 and a 36.53% increase over the 52 week low of $43.63.

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 $4.19. Zacks Investment Research reports GPI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.07%, compared to an industry average of 14%.


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

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

  • RevenueShares Small Cap ( RWJ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RWJ with an increase of 11.36% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GPI at 1.26%.



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: GPC , GPI , KMX , RWJ



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