Nucor Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.3675 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 10,
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 same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of NUE was $46.15,
representing a -5.04% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.60 and
a 34.82% increase over the 52 week low of $34.23.
NUE is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as Tenaris S.A. (
) and POSCO (
). 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 2013 as 34.13%, compared to an
industry average of 10.9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 (
- SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF (
- SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (
- iShares Morningstar Mid Core Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is JKG with an increase of
17.36% over the last 100 days. PSTL has the highest percent
weighting of NUE at 6.58%.