Raytheon Company ( RTN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 31, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.868 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 31, 2019. Shareholders who purchased RTN prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that RTN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $153.57, the dividend yield is 2.26%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RTN was $153.57, representing a -33.16% decrease from the 52 week high of $229.75 and a 6.45% increase over the 52 week low of $144.27.
RTN is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ) and Danaher Corporation ( DHR ). RTN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $8.57. Zacks Investment Research reports RTN's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 32.58%, compared to an industry average of 14.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to RTN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RTN as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Trust ( ITA )
- First Trust NASDAQ Cybersecurity ETF ( CIBR )
- Invesco Aerospace & Defense ETF ( PPA ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is CIBR with an decrease of -12.33% over the last 100 days. ITA has the highest percent weighting of RTN at 5.99%.