Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc. ( TR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 03, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.08 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased TR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -86.21% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $31.15, the dividend yield is 1.03%.
The previous trading day's last sale of TR was $31.15, representing a -11.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.25 and a 26.72% increase over the 52 week low of $24.58.
TR is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Hershey Company ( HSY ) and Cosan Limited ( CZZ ). TR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.88.
Interested in gaining exposure to TR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have TR as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XMLV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XMLV with an decrease of -1.7% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of TR at 1.16%.
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