Commercial Metals Company ( CMC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 03, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 20, 2017. Shareholders who purchased CMC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 17th quarter that CMC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $19.25, the dividend yield is 2.49%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CMC was $19.25, representing a -21.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.64 and a 32.08% increase over the 52 week low of $14.58.
CMC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as ArcelorMittal ( MT ) and POSCO ( PKX ). CMC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.65. Zacks Investment Research reports CMC's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -3.66%, compared to an industry average of 38.7%.