Texas Roadhouse, Inc. ( TXRH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 14, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 31, 2015. Shareholders who purchased TXRH prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that TXRH has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $34.59, the dividend yield is 1.97%.
The previous trading day's last sale of TXRH was $34.59, representing a -15.26% decrease from the 52 week high of $40.82 and a 9.64% increase over the 52 week low of $31.55.
TXRH is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as McDonald's Corporation ( MCD ) and Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX ). TXRH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.31. Zacks Investment Research reports TXRH's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 10.43%, compared to an industry average of 16.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to TXRH through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have TXRH as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares S&P SmallCap Consumer Discretionary Portfolio ( PSCD )
- First Trust Small Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund ( FYC )
- First Trust Small Cap Core AlphaDEX ( FYX ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FYC with an decrease of -4.29% over the last 100 days. PSCD has the highest percent weighting of TXRH at 2.15%.
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