Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation ( NOR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 21, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.01 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 17, 2014. Shareholders who purchased NOR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that NOR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $4.77, the dividend yield is .84%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NOR was $4.77, representing a -6.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $5.08 and a 115.84% increase over the 52 week low of $2.21.
NOR is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Aluminum Corporation of China Limited ( ACH ) and Century Aluminum Company ( CENX ). NOR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.89. Zacks Investment Research reports NOR's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 28.81%, compared to an industry average of .3%.
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