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.
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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%.
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