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Rock-Tenn Company (RKT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012

By: NASDAQ.com News
Posted: 12/11/2012 9:00:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: BLL;KMB;RKT

Rock-Tenn Company ( RKT ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.225 per share scheduled for December 24, 2012. Shareholders who purchased RKT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 12.5% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $65.86, the dividend yield is 4.1%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RKT was $65.86, representing a -13.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $76.18 and a 33.75% increase over the 52 week low of $49.24.

RKT is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB ) and Ball Corporation ( BLL ). RKT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.45. Zacks Investment Research reports RKT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 32.12%, compared to an industry average of -1.4%.

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