Steel Dynamics, Inc. (STLD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 26, 2013

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Steel Dynamics, Inc. ( STLD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.11 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased STLD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that STLD has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $16.58, the dividend yield is 2.65%.

The previous trading day's last sale of STLD was $16.58, representing a -5.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.57 and a 50.86% increase over the 52 week low of $10.99.

STLD is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Tenaris S.A. ( TS ) and POSCO ( PKX ). STLD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.67. Zacks Investment Research reports STLD's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 12.86%, compared to an industry average of 12%.

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

The top-performing ETF of this group is SLX with an increase of 10.48% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of STLD at 4.35%.



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: PKX , SLX , STLD , TS , XME

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