Gildan Activewear, Inc. (GIL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 18, 2014
Gildan Activewear, Inc. ( GIL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 18, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.108 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 17, 2014. Shareholders who purchased GIL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of GIL was $52.65, representing a -4.27% decrease from the 52 week high of $55 and a 49.36% increase over the 52 week low of $35.25.
GIL is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as V.F. Corporation ( VFC ) and Michael Kors Holdings Limited ( KORS ). GIL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.66. Zacks Investment Research reports GIL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 14.23%, compared to an industry average of -.9%.