Thomson Reuters Corp ( TRI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 19, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.33 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased TRI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that TRI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $37.92, the dividend yield is 3.48%.
The previous trading day's last sale of TRI was $37.92, representing a -2.09% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.73 and a 15.36% increase over the 52 week low of $32.87.
TRI is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Reed Elsevier PLC ( RUK ) and Reed Elsevier NV ( ENL ). TRI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.55. Zacks Investment Research reports TRI's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 24.89%, compared to an industry average of 1.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to TRI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have TRI as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Intl Dividend Achievers ( PID ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PID with an increase of 7.66% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of TRI at 2.08%.
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