Gap, Inc. ( GPS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 09, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.243 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 01, 2019. Shareholders who purchased GPS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that GPS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $26.24, the dividend yield is 3.7%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GPS was $26.24, representing a -23.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $34.21 and a 8.21% increase over the 52 week low of $24.25.
GPS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as TJX Companies, Inc. ( TJX ) and Ross Stores, Inc. ( ROST ). GPS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.59. Zacks Investment Research reports GPS's forecasted earnings growth in 2020 as -3.86%, compared to an industry average of 4.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to GPS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GPS as a top-10 holding:
- Deep Value ETF ( DVP ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is DVP with an decrease of -3.67% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GPS at 0.07%.
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