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Nucor Corporation (NUE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 26, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Nucor Corporation ( NUE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3675 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 09, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NUE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that NUE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $43.13, the dividend yield is 3.41%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NUE was $43.13, representing a -11.26% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.60 and a 20.61% increase over the 52 week low of $35.76.
NUE is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Tenaris S.A. ( TS ) and POSCO ( PKX ). NUE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.39. Zacks Investment Research reports NUE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 1.53%, compared to an industry average of 4.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NUE Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to NUE through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NUE as a top-10 holding:
- N/A (PSTL)
- Market Vectors Steel Index ETF Fund ( SLX )
- SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME )
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF ( RTM )
- SPDR S&P Dividend ETF ( SDY ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SDY with an increase of 10.28% over the last 100 days. PSTL has the highest percent weighting of NUE at 6.58%.