Rent-A-Center Inc. ( RCII ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 28, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RCII stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that RCII has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $37.26, the dividend yield is 2.25%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RCII was $37.26, representing a -5.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.61 and a 19.35% increase over the 52 week low of $31.22.
RCII is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Paychex, Inc. ( PAYX ) and ADT Corporation ( ADT ). RCII's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.02. Zacks Investment Research reports RCII's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -.46%, compared to an industry average of 10.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the RCII Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to RCII through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RCII as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Russell 2000 Value Index Fund ( IWN ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IWN with an increase of 9.73% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RCII at 0.38%.
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