Regal Beloit Corporation ( RBC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 25, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.19 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 12, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RBC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that RBC has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of RBC was $83.03, representing a -5.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $88.25 and a 47.74% increase over the 52 week low of $56.20.
RBC is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as National Oilwel Varcol, Inc. ( NOV ) and Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ). RBC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.64. Zacks Investment Research reports RBC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 10.01%, compared to an industry average of 7.4%.
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 12.19% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RBC at 2.22%.