Rock-Tenn Company (RKT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 07, 2014

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Rock-Tenn Company ( RKT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 07, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 24, 2014. Shareholders who purchased RKT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of RKT was $99.91, representing a -20.74% decrease from the 52 week high of $126.05 and a 26.28% increase over the 52 week low of $79.12.

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 $10.26. Zacks Investment Research reports RKT's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.6%, compared to an industry average of .2%.

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 )
  • Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF ( IVOV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXZ with an increase of 6% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RKT at 3.16%.



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: RKT , KMB , BLL , FXZ , IVOV

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