VALE S.A. (VALE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 18, 2013

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VALE S.A. ( VALE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 18, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.436607 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 07, 2013. Shareholders who purchased VALE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -25.82% decrease from the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of VALE was $16.41, representing a -25% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.88 and a 32.45% increase over the 52 week low of $12.39.

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 $.49. Zacks Investment Research reports VALE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -6.14%, compared to an industry average of 21.3%.


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:

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

The top-performing ETF of this group is SLX with an increase of 14.16% over the last 100 days. EMMT has the highest percent weighting of VALE at 5.58%.



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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