Valmont Industries, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 26, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.225 per share scheduled for January 15,
2013. Shareholders who purchased VMI stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that VMI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $137, the dividend yield is .66%.
The previous trading day's last sale of VMI was $137,
representing a -2.96% decrease from the 52 week high of $141.18 and
a 58.44% increase over the 52 week low of $86.47.
VMI is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes
companies such as National-Oilwell, Inc. (
) and Precision Castparts Corporation (
). VMI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $10.65. Zacks Investment Research reports VMI's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 41.69%, compared to an
industry average of 23.6%.
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The following ETF(s) have VMI as a top-10 holding:
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The top-performing ETF of this group is PHO with an increase of
11.08% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of VMI at 4.21%.