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RPC, Inc. (RES) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 28, 2012

RPC, Inc. ( RES ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share scheduled for December 26, 2012. Shareholders who purchased RES stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 150% increase over the prior month. At the current stock price of $11.17, the dividend yield is 1.79%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RES was $11.17, representing a -23.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $14.64 and a 27.66% increase over the 52 week low of $8.75.

RES is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Schlumberger N.V. ( SLB ) and Halliburton Company ( HAL ). RES's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.34. Zacks Investment Research reports RES's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -7.38%, compared to an industry average of 6.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the RES Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to RES through an Exchange Traded Fund ( ETF )?

The following ETF(s) have RES as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Oil Services ( PXJ )
  • SPDR Series Trust SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF ( XES ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXJ with an increase of 8.25% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RES at 3.29%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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