Globe Specialty Metals Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.125 per share scheduled for December 28,
2012. Shareholders who purchased GSM stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
100% increase over the prior month. At the current stock price of
$14.46, the dividend yield is 10.37%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GSM was $14.46,
representing a -16.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.23 and
a 26.73% increase over the 52 week low of $11.41.
GSM is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes
companies such as National-Oilwell, Inc. (
) and Precision Castparts Corporation (
). GSM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.37. Zacks Investment Research reports GSM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -20.68%, compared to an
industry average of 3.1%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to GSM through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GSM as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCM with an increase of
6.21% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of GSM at 2.98%.