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Nucor Corporation (NUE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 26, 2013

Nucor Corporation ( NUE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3675 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NUE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 0.68% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of NUE was $46.15, representing a -5.04% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.60 and a 34.82% increase over the 52 week low of $34.23.

NUE is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Tenaris S.A. ( TS ) and POSCO ( PKX ). NUE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.59. Zacks Investment Research reports NUE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 34.13%, compared to an industry average of 10.9%.

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

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

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

  • PowerShares Global Steel Portfolio (PSTL)
  • Market Vectors Steel Index ETF Fund ( SLX )
  • SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME )
  • SPDR S&P Dividend ETF ( SDY )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid Core Index Fund ( JKG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKG with an increase of 17.36% over the last 100 days. PSTL has the highest percent weighting of NUE at 6.58%.

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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