Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. ( RS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 15, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 30, 2018. Shareholders who purchased RS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 11.11% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of RS was $93.29, representing a -2.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $95.97 and a 36.27% increase over the 52 week low of $68.46.
RS is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Baker Hughes, a GE company ( BHGE ) and Parker-Hannifin Corporation ( PH ). RS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $8.33. Zacks Investment Research reports RS's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 24.34%, compared to an industry average of 10.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to RS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RS as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor USA Small-Cap ETF ( SMLF ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SMLF with an increase of 5.85% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RS at 0.94%.