Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 30, 2013

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Group 1 Automotive, Inc. ( GPI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 17, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GPI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.67% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $64.61, the dividend yield is .99%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GPI was $64.61, representing a -7.01% decrease from the 52 week high of $69.48 and a 48.09% 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 $4.1. Zacks Investment Research reports GPI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 16.26%, compared to an industry average of 16.8%.

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 15.44% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GPI at 1.14%.



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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