Valmont Industries, Inc. (VMI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 25, 2013
Valmont Industries, Inc. ( VMI ) 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. ( NOV ) and Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ). 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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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%.