Steel Dynamics, Inc. (STLD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2013

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Steel Dynamics, Inc. ( STLD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.11 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased STLD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that STLD has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $19.36, the dividend yield is 2.27%.

The previous trading day's last sale of STLD was $19.36, representing a -0.26% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.41 and a 48.13% increase over the 52 week low of $13.07.

STLD is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as ArcelorMittal ( MT ) and Tenaris S.A. ( TS ). STLD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.86. Zacks Investment Research reports STLD's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 12.1%, compared to an industry average of 7%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to STLD through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have STLD as a top-10 holding:

  • Market Vectors Steel Index ETF Fund ( SLX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SLX with an increase of 17.93% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of STLD at 4.68%.



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: MT , SLX , STLD , TS

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