Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (CLF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 20, 2013

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Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. ( CLF ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 20, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 02, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CLF stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that CLF has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $27.5, the dividend yield is 2.18%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CLF was $27.5, representing a -31.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $40.40 and a 78.46% increase over the 52 week low of $15.41.

CLF is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) and VALE S.A. ( VALE ). CLF's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$9.22. Zacks Investment Research reports CLF's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -7.53%, compared to an industry average of 24.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CLF Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to CLF through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CLF as a top-10 holding:

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF ( RTM )
  • SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME )
  • ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF ( SDOG )
  • Rydex ETF Trust ( RSP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XME with an increase of 21.39% over the last 100 days. RTM has the highest percent weighting of CLF at 3.78%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: BHP , CLF , RSP , RTM , SDOG , VALE , XME

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