Reed Elsevier PLC (RUK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 30, 2014

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Reed Elsevier PLC ( RUK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 30, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $1.200639 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 30, 2014. Shareholders who purchased RUK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 193.55% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $59.26, the dividend yield is 8.1%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RUK was $59.26, representing a -5.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $62.66 and a 35.17% increase over the 52 week low of $43.84.

RUK is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Thomson Reuters Corp ( TRI ) and Reed Elsevier NV ( ENL ). Zacks Investment Research reports RUK's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 13.03%, compared to an industry average of 10.2%.

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

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

  • BLDRS Europe 100 ADR Index Fund ( ADRU )
  • BLDRS Developed Markets 100 ADR Index Fund ( ADRD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ADRU with an increase of 3.08% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RUK at 0.48%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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