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Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 29, 2012

Posted
11/27/2012 9:00:00 AM
By: NASDAQ.com News
Referenced Stocks:ETF;GPC;GPI;KMX;RWJ

Group 1 Automotive, Inc. ( GPI ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 29, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share scheduled for December 17, 2012. Shareholders who purchased GPI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that GPI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $60.33, the dividend yield is .99%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GPI was $60.33, representing a -8.58% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.99 and a 38.28% 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 $4.39. Zacks Investment Research reports GPI's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 30.52%, compared to an industry average of 21.6%.

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:

The top-performing ETF of this group is RWJ with an increase of 5.06% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GPI at 1.13%.