Worthington Industries, Inc. (WOR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012


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Worthington Industries, Inc. ( WOR ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased WOR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.33% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $22.99, the dividend yield is 2.26%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WOR was $22.99, representing a -7.45% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.84 and a 48.32% increase over the 52 week low of $15.50.

WOR is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as ArcelorMittal ( MT ) and POSCO ( PKX ). WOR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.88. Zacks Investment Research reports WOR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 18.73%, compared to an industry average of -4.8%.

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

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

  • SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME )
  • Guggenheim S&P MidCap 400 Equal Weight ETF ( EWMD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XME with an increase of 6.9% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WOR at 3.18%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: EWMD , MT , PKX , WOR , XME

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