VALE S.A. (VALE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 15, 2014

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VALE S.A. ( VALE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 15, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.407499 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 07, 2014. Shareholders who purchased VALE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -6.67% decrease from the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of VALE was $14.76, representing a -18.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $18.17 and a 20.1% increase over the 52 week low of $12.29.

VALE is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) and Rio Tinto Plc ( RIO ). VALE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.11. Zacks Investment Research reports VALE's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -17.17%, compared to an industry average of 16%.

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

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

  • Market Vectors Steel Index ETF Fund ( SLX )
  • EGShares Emerging Markets Metals & Minings ETF (EMT)
  • SPDR S&P Emerging Latin America ETF ( GML ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GML with an decrease of -2.28% over the last 100 days. SLX has the highest percent weighting of VALE at 14.53%.



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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Referenced Stocks: VALE , BHP , RIO , SLX , GML

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