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Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (RS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 04, 2014

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. ( RS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 04, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 21, 2014. Shareholders who purchased RS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.06% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of RS was $69.28, representing a -9.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $76.78 and a 16.55% increase over the 52 week low of $59.44.

RS is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ) and National Oilwel Varcol, Inc. ( NOV ). RS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.15. Zacks Investment Research reports RS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 23.14%, compared to an industry average of -3%.

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

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

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

  • Market Vectors Steel Index ETF Fund ( SLX )
  • SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XME with an increase of 11.68% over the last 100 days. SLX has the highest percent weighting of RS at 4.66%.

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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