Valmont Industries, Inc. (VMI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 26, 2012

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Valmont Industries, Inc. ( VMI ) 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. ( NOV ) and Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ). 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%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the VMI Dividend History page.

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

  • PowerShares Water Resource Port ( PHO ).

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%.



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: NOV , PCP , PHO , VMI

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