Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (RGR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 08, 2013

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Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. ( RGR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.49 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 24, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RGR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $50.74, the dividend yield is 3.86%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RGR was $50.74, representing a -15.59% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.11 and a 48.28% 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 $3.99. Zacks Investment Research reports RGR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 16.67%, compared to an industry average of 13.2%.

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 DWA SmallCap Technical Leaders Portfolio ( DWAS )
  • PowerShares Dynamic MagniQuant ( PIQ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DWAS with an increase of 23.04% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RGR at 0.84%.



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: DWAS , NPK , PIQ , RGR , SWHC

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