Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (ROC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 14, 2013
Rockwood Holdings, Inc. ( ROC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 14, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.45 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ROC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 28.57% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $69.29, the dividend yield is 2.6%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ROC was $69.29, representing a -0.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $69.78 and a 64.9% increase over the 52 week low of $42.02.
ROC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ) and Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ). ROC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $15.56. Zacks Investment Research reports ROC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -39.84%, compared to an industry average of 1.6%.