Regal Beloit Corporation ( RBC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 11, 2019. Shareholders who purchased RBC 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 $66.93, the dividend yield is 1.67%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RBC was $66.93, representing a -22.85% decrease from the 52 week high of $86.75 and a 1.36% increase over the 52 week low of $66.04.
RBC is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Baker Hughes, a GE company ( BHGE ) and Parker-Hannifin Corporation ( PH ). RBC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.13. Zacks Investment Research reports RBC's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 21.42%, compared to an industry average of 8.3%.