Ryland Group, Inc. ( RYL ) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 11, 2013 and a cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share scheduled for January 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RYL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 17th quarter that RYL has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of RYL was $38.22, representing a -1.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.73 and a 129.14% increase over the 52 week low of $16.68.
RYL is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Lennar Corporation ( LEN ) and PulteGroup, Inc. ( PHM ). RYL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.27. Zacks Investment Research reports RYL's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 216.79%, compared to an industry average of 28.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the RYL Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to RYL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RYL as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction Index Fund ( ITB )
- SPDR Homebuilders ETF ( XHB )
- SPDR S&P Mortgage Finance ETF ( KME )
- PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCD )
- First Trust Small Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund ( FYC ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is KME with an increase of 35.56% over the last 100 days. ITB has the highest percent weighting of RYL at 3.87%.