Granite Construction Incorporated ( GVA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GVA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 22nd quarter that GVA has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of GVA was $31.54, representing a -16.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.74 and a 47.52% increase over the 52 week low of $21.38.
GVA is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Lockheed Martin Corporation ( LMT ) and Fluor Corporation ( FLR ). GVA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.14. Zacks Investment Research reports GVA's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 45.81%, compared to an industry average of 9.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GVA Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to GVA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GVA as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Build & Construction ( PKB ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PKB with an increase of 24% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GVA at 2.9%.