Raytheon Company (RTN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 30, 2013


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Raytheon Company ( RTN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.55 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RTN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that RTN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $79.8, the dividend yield is 2.76%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RTN was $79.8, representing a -1.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $81.26 and a 52.76% increase over the 52 week low of $52.24.

RTN is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and ASML Holding N.V. ( ASML ). RTN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.91. Zacks Investment Research reports RTN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -8.76%, compared to an industry average of 1%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to RTN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RTN as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF ( ITA )
  • PowerShares Aerospace & Defense ( PPA )
  • SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF ( XAR )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Industrials ETF ( RGI )
  • Guggenheim Multi-Asset Income ETF ( CVY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XAR with an increase of 20.73% over the last 100 days. ITA has the highest percent weighting of RTN at 5.38%.

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