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C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (CHRW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012
By: NASDAQ.com News
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. ( CHRW ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.35 per share scheduled for December 31, 2012. Shareholders who purchased CHRW stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.06% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $61.94, the dividend yield is 2.26%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CHRW was $61.94, representing a -13.68% decrease from the 52 week high of $71.76 and a 21.91% increase over the 52 week low of $50.81.
CHRW is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. ( EXPD ) and World Fuel Services Corporation ( INT ). CHRW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.75. Zacks Investment Research reports CHRW's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 6.35%, compared to an industry average of 8.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CHRW Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to CHRW through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CHRW as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average Index Fund ( IYT )
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio ( SPHQ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SPHQ with an increase of 5.32% over the last 100 days. IYT has the highest percent weighting of CHRW at 5.76%.