Global Payments Inc. (GPN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 15, 2018

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Global Payments Inc. ( GPN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 15, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.01 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 30, 2018. Shareholders who purchased GPN prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that GPN has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of GPN was $117.25, representing a -0.89% decrease from the 52 week high of $118.30 and a 53.33% increase over the 52 week low of $76.47.

GPN is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Alibaba Group Holding Limited ( BABA ) and Visa Inc. ( V ). GPN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.98. Zacks Investment Research reports GPN's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 20.82%, compared to an industry average of 8.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GPN Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • PowerShares Russell Midcap Pure Growth Portfolio ( PXMG )
  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Technology ( XLK ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXMG with an increase of 19.72% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GPN at 1.74%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: GPN , BABA , V , PXMG , XLK

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