Rent-A-Center Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 31, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.21 per share scheduled for January 24, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased RCII stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
31.25% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $34.66, the dividend yield is 2.42%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RCII was $34.66,
representing a -12.25% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.50 and
a 11.02% increase over the 52 week low of $31.22.
RCII is a part of the Technology sector, which includes
companies such as Paychex, Inc. (
) and ADT Corporation (
). RCII's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.11. Zacks Investment Research reports RCII's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 7.01%, compared to an
industry average of 1.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to RCII through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RCII as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Russell 2000 Value Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IWN with an increase of
9.16% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of RCII at 0.38%.