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

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Reynolds American Inc ( RAI ) 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 ( PM ) and British American Tobacco p.l.c. ( BTI ). 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%.

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

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 )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Portfolio ( SPHD )
  • WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund ( DTN ).

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%.



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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Referenced Stocks: BTI , DTN , PM , PSL , RAI , SPHD

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