Rockwell Automation, Inc. ( ROK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 10, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.92 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2018. Shareholders who purchased ROK prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 21.05% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $177.2, the dividend yield is 2.08%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ROK was $177.2, representing a -15.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $210.72 and a 13.73% increase over the 52 week low of $155.81.
ROK is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ) and ASML Holding N.V. ( ASML ). ROK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.08. Zacks Investment Research reports ROK's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 18.59%, compared to an industry average of 22.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to ROK through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ROK as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Morningstar Mid-Cap Growth ETF ( JKH ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is JKH with an increase of 4.82% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ROK at 1.18%.
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