RGC Resources Inc. ( RGCO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 12, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.155 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 01, 2018. Shareholders who purchased RGCO prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.9% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of RGCO was $26.3, representing a -17.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.99 and a 57.3% increase over the 52 week low of $16.72.
RGCO is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Total S.A. ( TOT ) and PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ). RGCO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.86. Zacks Investment Research reports RGCO's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 6.98%, compared to an industry average of 22.4%.
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