Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 15, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 03,
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 same period a year ago. At the current stock
price of $22.9, the dividend yield is 2.62%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CLF was $22.9,
representing a -58.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.52 and
a 36.84% increase over the 52 week low of $16.74.
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 -$8.3. Zacks Investment Research reports CLF's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -24.68%, compared to an
industry average of 34.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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 (PSTL)
- iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FXZ with an increase of
13.09% over the last 100 days. SLX has the highest percent
weighting of CLF at 4.57%.