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Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2017

Group 1 Automotive, Inc. ( GPI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2017. Shareholders who purchased GPI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.35% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of GPI was $79.33, representing a -4.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $83.18 and a 67.7% increase over the 52 week low of $47.31.

GPI is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Genuine Parts Company ( GPC ) and CarMax Inc ( KMX ). GPI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.68. Zacks Investment Research reports GPI's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 4.77%, compared to an industry average of 16.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GPI Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

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

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Consumer Discretionary Portfolio ( PSCD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCD with an increase of 6.83% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GPI at 1.58%.

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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