Reynolds American Inc (RAI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 06, 2013


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Reynolds American Inc ( RAI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.59 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RAI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that RAI has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of RAI was $43.36, representing a -7.61% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.93 and a 9.91% increase over the 52 week low of $39.45.

RAI is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Philip Morris International Inc ( PM ) and British American Tobacco p.l.c. ( BTI ). RAI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.24. Zacks Investment Research reports RAI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.5%, compared to an industry average of 13.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the RAI Dividend History page.

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

  • PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Staples ( PSL )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF ( RHS )
  • N/A (LBTA)
  • WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund ( DTN )
  • Guggenheim Defensive Equity ETF ( DEF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is LBTA with an increase of 8.08% over the last 100 days. PSL has the highest percent weighting of RAI at 2.69%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: BTI , DEF , DTN , PM , PSL , RAI , RHS

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