Nucor Corporation (NUE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2012

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Nucor Corporation ( NUE ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.3675 per share scheduled for February 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NUE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 0.68% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $43.52, the dividend yield is 3.38%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NUE was $43.52, representing a -4.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.75 and a 27.14% increase over the 52 week low of $34.23.

NUE is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as ArcelorMittal ( MT ) and POSCO ( PKX ). NUE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.59. Zacks Investment Research reports NUE's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -31.31%, compared to an industry average of -16.2%.


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

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

  • PowerShares Global Steel Portfolio ( PSTL )
  • Market Vectors Steel Index ETF Fund ( SLX )
  • SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME )
  • SPDR S&P Dividend ETF ( SDY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SLX with an increase of 13.49% over the last 100 days. PSTL has the highest percent weighting of NUE at 6.64%.



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: MT , NUE , PKX , PSTL , SDY , SLX , XME

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