Olympic Steel, Inc. (ZEUS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2013

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Olympic Steel, Inc. ( ZEUS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.02 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ZEUS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 16th quarter that ZEUS has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of ZEUS was $20.26, representing a -21.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.86 and a 37.17% increase over the 52 week low of $14.77.

ZEUS is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as National Oilwel Varcol, Inc. ( NOV ) and Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ). ZEUS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.21. Zacks Investment Research reports ZEUS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 99.59%, compared to an industry average of 4.8%.


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

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

  • First Trust Small Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ( FYT )
  • First Trust Small Cap Core AlphaDEX ( FYX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FYT with an increase of 10.48% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ZEUS at 0.82%.



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: FYT , FYX , NOV , PCP , ZEUS

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