Valmont Industries, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 25, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on
October 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased VMI stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 11.11% increase over the same period a year ago. At
the current stock price of $146.1, the dividend yield is .68%.
The previous trading day's last sale of VMI was $146.1,
representing a -11.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $164.93
and a 16.88% increase over the 52 week low of $125.
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 $10.77. Zacks Investment Research reports VMI's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 26.89%, compared to an
industry average of -6.5%.
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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 (
- PowerShares Global Water Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PIO with an increase of
10.41% over the last 100 days. PHO has the highest percent
weighting of VMI at 3.6%.