Globe Specialty Metals Inc. (GSM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012

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Globe Specialty Metals Inc. ( GSM ) 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. ( NOV ) and Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GSM Dividend History page.

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 Smal ( PSCM ).

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%.



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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