Regal Beloit Corporation ( RBC ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 26, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.19 per share scheduled for January 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RBC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that RBC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $71.27, the dividend yield is 1.07%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RBC was $71.27, representing a -5.73% decrease from the 52 week high of $75.60 and a 45.52% increase over the 52 week low of $48.98.
RBC is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as National-Oilwell, Inc. ( NOV ) and Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ). RBC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.74. Zacks Investment Research reports RBC's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as .05%, compared to an industry average of 10.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the RBC Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to RBC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RBC as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares WilderHill Progressive Energy Portfolio ( PUW ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PUW with an increase of 12.34% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RBC at 2.17%.
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