Rock-Tenn Company (RKT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 03, 2013

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Rock-Tenn Company ( RKT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 03, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RKT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 33.33% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of RKT was $97.35, representing a -5.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $103.07 and a 97.71% increase over the 52 week low of $49.24.

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 $7.58. Zacks Investment Research reports RKT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 43.37%, compared to an industry average of 4.9%.

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

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 )
  • iShares S&P MidCap 400/Barra Value Index Fund ( IJJ )
  • SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Value ( MDYV )
  • Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF ( IVOV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is MDYV with an increase of 19.64% over the last 100 days. FXZ has the highest percent weighting of RKT at 3.62%.



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: BLL , FXZ , IJJ , IVOV , KMB , MDYV , RKT

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