National Steel Company (SID) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 10, 2013


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National Steel Company ( SID ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 10, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1905 per share Shareholders who purchased SID stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 89.18% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $4.33, the dividend yield is 17.6%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SID was $4.33, representing a -53.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $9.37 and a 3.1% increase over the 52 week low of $4.20.

SID is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Tenaris S.A. ( TS ) and POSCO ( PKX ). SID's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.14. Zacks Investment Research reports SID's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 296.43%, compared to an industry average of 7.9%.

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

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

  • Market Vectors Steel Index ETF Fund ( SLX )
  • N/A (ABCS)
  • EGShares Basic Materials GEMS ETF ( LGEM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ABCS with an decrease of -0.05% over the last 100 days. SLX has the highest percent weighting of SID at 4.31%.

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

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Referenced Stocks: LGEM , PKX , SID , SLX , TS

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