Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. ( SCHN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 10, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.188 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 27, 2018. Shareholders who purchased SCHN prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 26th quarter that SCHN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $31.05, the dividend yield is 2.42%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SCHN was $31.05, representing a -20.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.85 and a 26.22% increase over the 52 week low of $24.60.
SCHN is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Intuitive Surgical, Inc. ( ISRG ) and Edwards Lifesciences Corporation ( EW ). SCHN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.01. Zacks Investment Research reports SCHN's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 132.35%, compared to an industry average of 19.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SCHN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SCHN as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME )
- VanEck Vectors Environmental Services ETF ( EVX )
- VanEck Vectors Steel ETF ( SLX ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is EVX with an increase of 7.32% over the last 100 days. XME has the highest percent weighting of SCHN at 1.98%.