Rent-A-Center Inc. (RCII) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 31, 2012

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Rent-A-Center Inc. ( RCII ) 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. ( PAYX ) and ADT Corporation ( ADT ). 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 dates, visit the RCII Dividend History page.

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 ( IWN ).

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%.



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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