The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 30, 2013
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company ( GT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -58.33% decrease from the prior year.
The previous trading day's last sale of GT was $22.05, representing a -5.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.40 and a 102.11% increase over the 52 week low of $10.91.
GT is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Genuine Parts Company ( GPC ) and CarMax Inc ( KMX ). GT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.18. Zacks Investment Research reports GT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 31.98%, compared to an industry average of 11.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to GT through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GT as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETF ( RCD )
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio ( SPHB )
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Core Portfolio ( PXMC )
- First Trust Value Line 100 Exchange-Traded Fund ( FVL )
- Rydex ETF Trust ( RSP ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FVL with an increase of 15.1% over the last 100 days. RCD has the highest percent weighting of GT at 1.42%.