Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 20, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CLF stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an -76% decrease from the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of CLF was $29.48,
representing a -59.96% decrease from the 52 week high of $73.63 and
a 5.1% increase over the 52 week low of $28.05.
CLF is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as BHP Billiton Limited (
) and VALE S.A. (
). CLF's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is -$6.33. Zacks Investment Research reports CLF's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -15.16%, compared to an
industry average of -18%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to CLF through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CLF as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Steel Index ETF Fund (
- SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF (
- First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund (
- PowerShares Global Steel Portfolio (
- iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSTL with an increase of
13.65% over the last 100 days. SLX has the highest percent
weighting of CLF at 4.57%.