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GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 13, 2013

GNC Holdings, Inc. ( GNC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GNC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 36.36% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of GNC was $40.43, representing a -5.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.83 and a 30.76% increase over the 52 week low of $30.92.

GNC is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Kroger Company ( KR ) and Whole Foods Market, Inc. ( WFM ). GNC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.28. Zacks Investment Research reports GNC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 19.69%, compared to an industry average of 13.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GNC Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to GNC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have GNC as a top-10 holding:

  • Guggenheim Russell 1000 Equal Weight ETF ( EWRI )
  • Guggenheim Russell MidCap Equal Weight ETF ( EWRM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EWRI with an increase of 13.27% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GNC at 25%.

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


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

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