Texas Roadhouse, Inc. ( TXRH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 16, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 03, 2014. Shareholders who purchased TXRH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $25.75, the dividend yield is 2.33%.
The previous trading day's last sale of TXRH was $25.75, representing a -11.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.07 and a 12.58% increase over the 52 week low of $22.87.
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 $1.13. Zacks Investment Research reports TXRH's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.09%, compared to an industry average of 11.4%.
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 Low Volatility Portfolio ( XSLV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XSLV with an increase of 2.39% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of TXRH at 0.84%.
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