Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on March
22, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RS stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 20% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of RS was $68.2,
representing a -6.45% decrease from the 52 week high of $72.90 and
a 52.2% increase over the 52 week low of $44.81.
RS is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as National Oilwel Varcol, Inc. (
) and Precision Castparts Corporation (
). RS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $5.34. Zacks Investment Research reports RS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.8%, compared to an
industry average of -17.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to RS through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RS as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Steel Index ETF Fund (
- SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF (
- First Trust Mid Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (
- iShares S&P MidCap 400/Barra Value Index Fund (
- SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF (based on S&P MidCap
400 Value (
The top-performing ETF of this group is MDYV with an increase of
15.67% over the last 100 days. SLX has the highest percent
weighting of RS at 4.69%.