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Raymond James Financial, Inc. (RJF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 28, 2012

Raymond James Financial, Inc. ( RJF ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 28, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.14 per share scheduled for January 16, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RJF stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.69% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $38.8, the dividend yield is 1.44%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RJF was $38.8, representing a -2.98% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.99 and a 26.34% increase over the 52 week low of $30.71.

RJF is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ) and Morgan Stanley ( MS ). RJF's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.2. Zacks Investment Research reports RJF's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 25.15%, compared to an industry average of -11.4%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to RJF through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have RJF as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares KBW Capital Markets Portfolio ( KBWC )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Broker-Dealers Index Fund ( IAI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IAI with an increase of 12.68% over the last 100 days. KBWC has the highest percent weighting of RJF at 4.86%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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