Gap, Inc. ( GPS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 10, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.243 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 02, 2018. Shareholders who purchased GPS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.65% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $30.84, the dividend yield is 3.15%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GPS was $30.84, representing a -13.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.68 and a 46.72% increase over the 52 week low of $21.02.
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 $2.14. Zacks Investment Research reports GPS's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 23.4%, compared to an industry average of 13.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to GPS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GPS as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim Large Cap Optimized Diversification ETF (OPD)
- PowerShares S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary Portfo ( RCD )
- SPDR S&P Retail ETF ( XRT )
- NuShares Enhanced Yield US Aggregate Bond ETF ( NUMV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XRT with an increase of 12.04% over the last 100 days. OPD has the highest percent weighting of GPS at 1.34%.
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