Olympic Steel, Inc. (ZEUS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 30, 2013

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Olympic Steel, Inc. ( ZEUS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.02 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 17, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ZEUS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 17th quarter that ZEUS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $26.63, the dividend yield is .3%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ZEUS was $26.63, representing a -0.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.83 and a 80.3% increase over the 52 week low of $14.77.

ZEUS is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ) and National Oilwel Varcol, Inc. ( NOV ). ZEUS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.11. Zacks Investment Research reports ZEUS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 78.77%, compared to an industry average of 5.6%.


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:

  • Guggenheim S&P Smallcap 600 Pure Value ETF ( RZV )
  • First Trust Small Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ( FYT )
  • First Trust Small Cap Core AlphaDEX ( FYX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RZV with an increase of 16.64% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ZEUS at 1.29%.



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 , RZV , ZEUS

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