Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (RGR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 14, 2013

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Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. ( RGR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 14, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.65 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RGR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 32.65% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $56.35, the dividend yield is 4.61%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RGR was $56.35, representing a -6.26% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.11 and a 40.88% increase over the 52 week low of $40.

RGR is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation ( SWHC ) and National Presto Industries, Inc. ( NPK ). RGR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.71. Zacks Investment Research reports RGR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 43.06%, compared to an industry average of 19.8%.

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



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