Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. ( SCHN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 02, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.188 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 21, 2017. Shareholders who purchased SCHN prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 20th quarter that SCHN has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of SCHN was $23.65, representing a -22.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.60 and a 87.7% increase over the 52 week low of $12.60.
SCHN is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Intuitive Surgical, Inc. ( ISRG ) and Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. ( ZBH ). SCHN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.59. Zacks Investment Research reports SCHN's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 73.91%, compared to an industry average of 29.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SCHN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SCHN as a top-10 holding:
- VanEck Vectors Environmental Services ETF ( EVX )
- SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME )
- VanEck Vectors Steel ETF ( SLX ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SLX with an increase of 33.43% over the last 100 days. EVX has the highest percent weighting of SCHN at 2.56%.
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