ArcelorMittal ( MT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 17, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.085 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 13, 2018. Shareholders who purchased MT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -50% decrease from the prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of MT was $35.74, representing a -4.69% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.50 and a 82.42% increase over the 52 week low of $19.59.
MT is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as POSCO ( PKX ) and Tenaris S.A. ( TS ). MT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.65. Zacks Investment Research reports MT's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -21.04%, compared to an industry average of 34.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to MT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MT as a top-10 holding:
- iShares, Inc. ( PICK ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PICK with an increase of 9.39% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MT at 2.65%.
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