Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (RS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 19, 2013

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Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. ( RS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 19, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.33 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 19, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 32% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $75.06, the dividend yield is 1.76%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RS was $75.06, representing a -2.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $76.78 and a 41.38% increase over the 52 week low of $53.09.

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 $4.42. Zacks Investment Research reports RS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -17.95%, compared to an industry average of -13.5%.

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:

  • Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF ( IVOV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IVOV with an increase of 14.31% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RS at 0.75%.



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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