Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 27, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.25 per share scheduled for December 20,
2012. Shareholders who purchased RS stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
108.33% increase over the same quarter a year ago. At the current
stock price of $56.19, the dividend yield is 1.78%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RS was $56.19,
representing a -4.44% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.80 and
a 34.39% increase over the 52 week low of $41.81.
RS is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as National-Oilwell, Inc. (
) and Precision Castparts Corporation (
). RS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $5.19. Zacks Investment Research reports RS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 14.67%, compared to an
industry average of 8%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to RS through an Exchange
Traded Fund (
The following ETF(s) have RS as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Steel Index ETF Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is SLX with an increase of
1.58% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of RS at 4.69%.