Raymond James Financial, Inc. ( RJF ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 29, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 16, 2017. Shareholders who purchased RJF prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that RJF has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $84.37, the dividend yield is 1.04%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RJF was $84.37, representing a -1.86% decrease from the 52 week high of $85.97 and a 49.57% increase over the 52 week low of $56.41.
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 $4.21. Zacks Investment Research reports RJF's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 30.34%, compared to an industry average of 10.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to RJF through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RJF as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Broker-Dealers & Securities Exchanges ETF ( IAI ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IAI with an increase of 10.83% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RJF at 4.5%.
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