VALE S.A. (
) 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
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 (
) and Rio Tinto Plc (
). 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%.
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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:
- iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Materials ETF (
- SPDR S&P Emerging Latin America ETF (
- Market Vectors Steel Index ETF Fund (
- EGShares Emerging Markets Metals & Minings ETF (EMT)
- EGShares Emerging Markets CORE ETF (
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%.