Arbitron Inc. (ARB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012

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Arbitron Inc. ( ARB ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share scheduled for January 02, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ARB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 32nd quarter that ARB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $38.09, the dividend yield is 1.05%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ARB was $38.09, representing a -4.73% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.98 and a 17.78% increase over the 52 week low of $32.34.

ARB is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Paychex, Inc. ( PAYX ) and ADT Corporation ( ADT ). ARB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.11. Zacks Investment Research reports ARB's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 12.9%, compared to an industry average of 11.5%.

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



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