Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (RS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 04, 2014

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Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. ( RS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 04, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 21, 2014. Shareholders who purchased RS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.06% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of RS was $69.28, representing a -9.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $76.78 and a 16.55% increase over the 52 week low of $59.44.

RS is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ) and National Oilwel Varcol, Inc. ( NOV ). RS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.15. Zacks Investment Research reports RS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 23.14%, compared to an industry average of -3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the RS Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( SLX )
  • SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XME with an increase of 11.68% over the last 100 days. SLX has the highest percent weighting of RS at 4.66%.



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: RS , PCP , NOV , SLX , XME

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