Rock-Tenn Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (RKT)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Rock-Tenn Company (NYSE: RKT) is tomorrow, February 7, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 35 cents per share. At a price of $101.25 as of 9:50 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.4%.

The average volume for Rock-Tenn has been 762,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Rock-Tenn has a market cap of $7.21 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 4.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Rock-Tenn Company manufactures and sells corrugated and consumer packaging products in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Puerto Rico, and China. The company operates in three segments: Corrugated Packaging, Consumer Packaging, and Recycling.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Rock-Tenn as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Rock-Tenn Ratings Report.

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