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Sonic Automotive, Inc. (SAH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 13, 2013

Sonic Automotive, Inc. ( SAH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.025 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SAH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 10th quarter that SAH has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of SAH was $23.54, representing a -7.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.51 and a 98.15% increase over the 52 week low of $11.88.

SAH is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Genuine Parts Company ( GPC ) and CarMax Inc ( KMX ). SAH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.52. Zacks Investment Research reports SAH's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 16.96%, compared to an industry average of 13.8%.

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

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

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

  • RevenueShares Small Cap ( RWJ )
  • SPDR S&P Retail ETF ( XRT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RWJ with an increase of 15.5% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SAH at 1.5%.

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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