Reed Elsevier PLC (RUK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 01, 2013
Reed Elsevier PLC ( RUK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 01, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $1.0203 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RUK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 171.07% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $47.27, the dividend yield is 8.63%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RUK was $47.27, representing a -2.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.44 and a 64.93% increase over the 52 week low of $28.66.
RUK is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Thomson Reuters Corp ( TRI ) and Reed Elsevier NV ( ENL ). Zacks Investment Research reports RUK's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.52%, compared to an industry average of 18.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the RUK Dividend History page.