Raytheon Company (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 28, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.5 per share scheduled for February 07, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased RTN stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that RTN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $58.72, the dividend yield is 3.41%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RTN was $58.72,
representing a -1.04% decrease from the 52 week high of $59.34 and
a 23.62% increase over the 52 week low of $47.50.
RTN is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes
companies such as Canon, Inc. (
) and Danaher Corporation (
). RTN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $5.8. Zacks Investment Research reports RTN's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -6.2%, compared to an
industry average of 8.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to RTN through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RTN as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Aerospace & Defense Index Fund (
- PowerShares Aerospace & Defense (
- SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Industrials ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XAR with an increase of
13.69% over the last 100 days. ITA has the highest percent
weighting of RTN at 5.53%.