Rockwell Automation, Inc. ( ROK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 15, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.97 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 11, 2019. Shareholders who purchased ROK prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 16.17% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of ROK was $176.82, representing a -10.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $198.23 and a 25% increase over the 52 week low of $141.46.
ROK is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ) and Danaher Corporation ( DHR ). ROK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.81. Zacks Investment Research reports ROK's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 11.46%, compared to an industry average of -1.6%.
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