RPC, Inc. (RES) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 08, 2013

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RPC, Inc. ( RES ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RES stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $13.21, the dividend yield is 3.03%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RES was $13.21, representing a -24.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.40 and a 33.17% increase over the 52 week low of $9.92.

RES is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Schlumberger N.V. ( SLB ) and Halliburton Company ( HAL ). RES's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.05. Zacks Investment Research reports RES's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -33.15%, compared to an industry average of -4.1%.

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

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

  • PowerShares Dynamic Oil Services ( PXJ )
  • SPDR Series Trust SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF ( XES ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXJ with an increase of 5.72% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RES at 3.29%.



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: HAL , PXJ , RES , SLB , XES

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