Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (ROC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 31, 2013

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Rockwood Holdings, Inc. ( ROC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 31, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 19, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ROC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 14.29% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $66.76, the dividend yield is 2.4%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ROC was $66.76, representing a -3.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $68.96 and a 64.76% increase over the 52 week low of $40.52.

ROC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ) and Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ). ROC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.08. Zacks Investment Research reports ROC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -14.21%, compared to an industry average of 9.9%.

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

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

  • First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund ( FXZ )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Earnings Fund ( EZM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EZM with an increase of 18.84% over the last 100 days. FXZ has the highest percent weighting of ROC at 2.97%.



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: DD , DOW , EZM , FXZ , ROC

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