As per Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI)’s news release on 2016-05-18, its shareholders will get cash dividend of $0.23 per share. The recent press release updated on the record date and payout date, which stands at 2016-06-01 and 2016-06-15, respectively.
The stock of Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) will commence trading ex-dividend from 2016-05-27, until which the shareholders are compelled to keep the holdings so as to qualify for the dividend. Evaluating the dividend distribution mode, it was noted that last year Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) disbursed $0.88 in dividend compared to distribution of $0.7, a year ago. It highlights a sharp difference in cash payouts of the two years. This shows a major deviation of 18.5714%.
The past track record of five years substantiates that the average payout of Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) stands at $0.65, implying 52.6918% growth. The company recorded earnings of $1.91 a share in the preceding fiscal.
The interim price target for Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) is set at $71. This level is the mean price reached by averaging the stock views of 3 analysts. All these are top brokerages of Wall Street and trail the company’s performance regularly. The best price estimate is seen at $85 and the lowest level is established at 60. This broad range highlights a standard deviation of $12.767 in reported estimates.
AlphaOne has allotted A sentiment score of 0.56 to Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) while impact score assigned is 86 as on as on 2016-08-02.
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