Reynolds American Inc (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 06, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.63 per share is scheduled to be paid on
October 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RAI stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 6.78% increase over the same period a year ago. At
the current stock price of $47.74, the dividend yield is 5.28%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RAI was $47.74,
representing a -9.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $52.93 and
a 20.25% increase over the 52 week low of $39.70.
RAI is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which
includes companies such as Philip Morris International Inc (
) and British American Tobacco p.l.c. (
). RAI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.75. Zacks Investment Research reports RAI's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.99%, compared to an
industry average of 5.3%.
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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 (
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Portfolio (
- WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSL with an increase of
5.38% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of RAI at 2.53%.