Rent-A-Center Inc. ( RCII ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 29, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 22, 2015. 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. At the current stock price of $25.09, the dividend yield is 3.83%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RCII was $25.09, representing a -33.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.49 and a 1.87% increase over the 52 week low of $24.63.
RCII is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Paychex, Inc. ( PAYX ) and Aercap Holdings N.V. ( AER ). RCII's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.9. Zacks Investment Research reports RCII's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 10.85%, compared to an industry average of 12.6%.