Reynolds American Inc (RAI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 06, 2013
Reynolds American Inc ( RAI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.63 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RAI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.78% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $48.89, the dividend yield is 5.15%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RAI was $48.89, representing a -2.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.15 and a 23.15% increase over the 52 week low of $39.70.
RAI is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Philip Morris International Inc ( PM ) and British American Tobacco p.l.c. ( BTI ). RAI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.69. Zacks Investment Research reports RAI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.42%, compared to an industry average of 6.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the RAI Dividend History page.
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Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RAI as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Staples ( PSL )
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF ( RHS )
- N/A (LBTA)
- WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund ( DTN )
- Guggenheim Defensive Equity ETF ( DEF ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is DTN with an increase of 11.47% over the last 100 days. PSL has the highest percent weighting of RAI at 2.69%.