Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (RS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 29, 2013

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Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. ( RS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 21, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that RS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $66.8, the dividend yield is 1.8%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RS was $66.8, representing a -8.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $72.90 and a 49.07% increase over the 52 week low of $44.81.

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 $4.89. Zacks Investment Research reports RS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -9.02%, compared to an industry average of -12.7%.

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

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 )
  • First Trust Mid Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ( FNK )
  • Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF ( IVOV )
  • SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Value ( MDYV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IVOV with an increase of 17.75% over the last 100 days. SLX has the highest percent weighting of RS at 4.53%.



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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