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National Steel Company (SID) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 03, 2013

National Steel Company ( SID ) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 03, 2013 and a cash dividend payment of $0.1007 per share scheduled for January 14, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SID stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -76.65% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $5.81, the dividend yield is 6.93%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SID was $5.81, representing a -47.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $10.99 and a 31.15% increase over the 52 week low of $4.43.

SID is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as ArcelorMittal ( MT ) and POSCO ( PKX ). SID's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.06. Zacks Investment Research reports SID's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -117.27%, compared to an industry average of -16.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SID Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to SID through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have SID as a top-10 holding:

  • EGShares Basic Materials GEMS ETF ( LGEM )
  • Guggenheim ABC High Dividend ETF ( ABCS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ABCS with an decrease of -1.36% over the last 100 days. LGEM has the highest percent weighting of SID at 3.54%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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