General Motors Company ( GM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 06, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 26, 2014. Shareholders who purchased GM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $36.52, the dividend yield is 3.29%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GM was $36.52, representing a -12.74% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.85 and a 17.31% increase over the 52 week low of $31.13.
GM is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Toyota Motor Corp Ltd Ord ( TM ) and Ford Motor Company ( F ). GM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.83. Zacks Investment Research reports GM's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as .38%, compared to an industry average of -4.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to GM through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GM as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust NASDAQ Global Auto Index Fund ( CARZ )
- First Trust IPOX-100 Index Fund ( FPX )
- PowerShares Buyback Achievers ( PKW )
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund ( IYK )
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Core Portfolio ( PXLC ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXLC with an increase of 5.7% over the last 100 days. CARZ has the highest percent weighting of GM at 7.52%.