NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Rock-Tenn (NYSE: RKT) is tomorrow, May 4, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 20 cents per share. At a price of $61.57 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.3%. The average volume for Rock-Tenn has been 791,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Rock-Tenn has a market cap of $4.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 6.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Rock-Tenn Company manufactures and sells containerboard, recycled paperboard, bleached paperboard, packaging products, and merchandising displays in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Puerto Rico, and China. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.6, below the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio of 26.3 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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