Rock-Tenn Company (RKT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 01, 2013


Rock-Tenn Company ( RKT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 01, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RKT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 16.67% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $105.19, the dividend yield is 1.33%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RKT was $105.19, representing a -16.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $126.05 and a 71.71% increase over the 52 week low of $61.26.

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 $8.68. Zacks Investment Research reports RKT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 58.77%, compared to an industry average of -4.8%.

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

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXZ with an increase of 10.92% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RKT at 3.61%.

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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