Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc. (TR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012


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Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc. ( TR ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.58 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased TR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 625% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $27.15, the dividend yield is 8.55%.

The previous trading day's last sale of TR was $27.15, representing a -6.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.05 and a 25.52% increase over the 52 week low of $21.63.

TR is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Hershey Company ( HSY ) and Cosan Limited ( CZZ ). TR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.77. Zacks Investment Research reports TR's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 17.91%, compared to an industry average of 16.4%.

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

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Referenced Stocks: CZZ , HSY , TR

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