Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (RGR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 06, 2013

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Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. ( RGR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.404 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 22, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RGR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -91.02% decrease from the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of RGR was $56.09, representing a -6.69% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.11 and a 63.91% increase over the 52 week low of $34.22.

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 $3.58. Zacks Investment Research reports RGR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -5.56%, compared to an industry average of 26.3%.

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

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

  • PowerShares Dynamic MagniQuant ( PIQ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PIQ with an increase of 13.68% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RGR at 0.54%.



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: NPK , PIQ , RGR , SWHC

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