Olympic Steel, Inc. ( ZEUS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 28, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.02 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased ZEUS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 25th quarter that ZEUS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $19.89, the dividend yield is .4%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ZEUS was $19.89, representing a -23% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.83 and a 90.52% increase over the 52 week low of $10.44.
ZEUS is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ) and Baker Hughes Incorporated ( BHI ). ZEUS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$1.86. Zacks Investment Research reports ZEUS's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -38.89%, compared to an industry average of -4.7%.