VALE S.A. (
) 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 (
) and Rio Tinto Plc (
). 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%.
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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 (
- EGShares Emerging Markets Metals & Minings ETF (EMT)
- SPDR S&P Emerging Latin America ETF (
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%.