Olympic Steel, Inc. ( ZEUS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.02 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2016. Shareholders who purchased ZEUS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 28th quarter that ZEUS has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of ZEUS was $10.73, representing a -48.73% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.93 and a 67.66% increase over the 52 week low of $6.40.
ZEUS is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Nidec Corporation (Nihon Densan Kabushiki Kaisha) ( NJ ) and Baker Hughes Incorporated ( BHI ). ZEUS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$4.36. Zacks Investment Research reports ZEUS's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -155.56%, compared to an industry average of -13.1%.
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