Rent-A-Center Inc. ( RCII ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 03, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.08 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 26, 2017. Shareholders who purchased RCII prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that RCII has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of RCII was $11.26, representing a -31.22% decrease from the 52 week high of $16.37 and a 40.75% increase over the 52 week low of $8.
RCII is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Paychex, Inc. ( PAYX ) and United Rentals, Inc. ( URI ). RCII's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$16.42. Zacks Investment Research reports RCII's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -45.32%, compared to an industry average of 2.4%.