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Nucor Corporation (NUE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 28, 2016

Nucor Corporation ( NUE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 28, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.377 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 10, 2017. Shareholders who purchased NUE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 0.53% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $61.63, the dividend yield is 2.45%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NUE was $61.63, representing a -9.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $68 and a 81.8% increase over the 52 week low of $33.90.

NUE is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as ArcelorMittal ( MT ) and Tenaris S.A. ( TS ). NUE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.6. Zacks Investment Research reports NUE's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 30.8%, compared to an industry average of 5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NUE Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

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

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF ( RTM )
  • iShaes MSCI Global Select Metals & Mining Producers Fund ( PICK )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility Portfolio ( SPHD )
  • SPDR S&P Dividend ETF ( SDY )
  • PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio ( PEY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PICK with an increase of 16.03% over the last 100 days. RTM has the highest percent weighting of NUE at 3.86%.

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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