National Steel Company ( SID ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 21, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.147756 per share Shareholders who purchased SID stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 64.43% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $5.73, the dividend yield is 10.31%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SID was $5.73, representing a -8.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $6.29 and a 140.76% increase over the 52 week low of $2.38.
SID is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Tenaris S.A. ( TS ) and ArcelorMittal ( MT ). SID's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.43. Zacks Investment Research reports SID's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 314.29%, compared to an industry average of 2.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SID through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SID as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Steel Index ETF Fund ( SLX ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SLX with an increase of 28.55% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SID at 5.6%.