Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. ( RGR ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 05, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $4.5 per share scheduled for December 21, 2012. Shareholders who purchased RGR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1078.01% increase over the prior month. At the current stock price of $58.59, the dividend yield is 92.17%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RGR was $58.59, representing a -2.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.11 and a 99.15% increase over the 52 week low of $29.42.
RGR is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation ( SWHC ) and National Presto Industries, Inc. ( NPK ). RGR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.12. Zacks Investment Research reports RGR's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 54.31%, compared to an industry average of 29.9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the RGR Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to RGR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RGR as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic MagniQuant ( PIQ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PIQ with an increase of 1.78% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RGR at 0.54%.