Rock-Tenn Company (RKT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 05, 2014

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Rock-Tenn Company ( RKT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 05, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 19, 2014. Shareholders who purchased RKT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that RKT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $96.33, the dividend yield is 1.45%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RKT was $96.33, representing a -23.58% decrease from the 52 week high of $126.05 and a 4.57% increase over the 52 week low of $92.12.

RKT is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB ) and Ball Corporation ( BLL ). RKT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.94. Zacks Investment Research reports RKT's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 3.94%, compared to an industry average of 18.8%.

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

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

  • First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund ( FXZ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXZ with an increase of 6.75% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RKT at 3.27%.



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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