Gannett Co., Inc. ( GCI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 04, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased GCI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 10th quarter that GCI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $28.89, the dividend yield is 2.77%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GCI was $28.89, representing a -5.06% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.43 and a 46.5% increase over the 52 week low of $19.72.
GCI is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as News Corporation ( NWSA ) and News Corporation ( NWS ). GCI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.46. Zacks Investment Research reports GCI's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 32.67%, compared to an industry average of 8.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to GCI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GCI as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is SPHB with an increase of 5.54% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GCI at 1.15%.
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