Rockwell Automation, Inc. (ROK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 09, 2013


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Rockwell Automation, Inc. ( ROK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 09, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.52 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ROK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10.64% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $87.91, the dividend yield is 2.37%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ROK was $87.91, representing a -4.44% decrease from the 52 week high of $91.99 and a 43.64% increase over the 52 week low of $61.20.

ROK is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ). ROK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.09. Zacks Investment Research reports ROK's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.55%, compared to an industry average of 25.2%.

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

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

  • iShares Morningstar Mid Core Index Fund ( JKG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKG with an increase of 15.5% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ROK at 1.1%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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