Rockwell Collins, Inc. ( COL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 15, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.33 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 08, 2015. Shareholders who purchased COL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $97.23, the dividend yield is 1.36%.
The previous trading day's last sale of COL was $97.23, representing a -1.98% decrease from the 52 week high of $99.19 and a 35.25% increase over the 52 week low of $71.89.
COL is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Lockheed Martin Corporation ( LMT ) and Transdigm Group Incorporated ( TDG ). COL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.79. Zacks Investment Research reports COL's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 16.35%, compared to an industry average of 5.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to COL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have COL as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Aerospace & Defense ( PPA )
- SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF ( XAR )
- iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF ( ITA ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XAR with an increase of 12.29% over the last 100 days. PPA has the highest percent weighting of COL at 4.25%.