Valmont Industries, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 27, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.225 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15,
2013. Shareholders who purchased VMI stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that VMI has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of VMI was $162.49,
representing a -1.48% decrease from the 52 week high of $164.93 and
a 52.54% increase over the 52 week low of $106.52.
VMI is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes
companies such as National Oilwel Varcol, Inc. (
) and Precision Castparts Corporation (
). VMI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $8.75. Zacks Investment Research reports VMI's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 19.14%, compared to an
industry average of 25%.
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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 (
- First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund (
- PowerShares Global Water Portfolio (
- First Trust Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PHO with an increase of
19.11% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of VMI at 4.1%.