Nucor Corporation (NUE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 28, 2019

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Nucor Corporation ( NUE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 28, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 10, 2019. Shareholders who purchased NUE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.26% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of NUE was $56.94, representing a -17.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $68.84 and a 14.36% increase over the 52 week low of $49.79.

NUE is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as ArcelorMittal ( MT ) and POSCO ( PKX ). NUE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.43. Zacks Investment Research reports NUE's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as -21.54%, compared to an industry average of -15.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NUE Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • John Hancock Multifactor Materials ETF ( JHMA )
  • VanEck Vectors Steel ETF ( SLX )
  • First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund ( FXZ )
  • iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF ( IYM )
  • iShares, Inc. ( PICK ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PICK with an increase of 8.11% over the last 100 days. JHMA has the highest percent weighting of NUE at 5.6%.

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