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Steel Dynamics, Inc. (STLD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2012

Steel Dynamics, Inc. ( STLD ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share scheduled for January 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased STLD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 8th quarter that STLD has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $13.62, the dividend yield is 2.94%.

The previous trading day's last sale of STLD was $13.62, representing a -18.25% decrease from the 52 week high of $16.66 and a 34.72% increase over the 52 week low of $10.11.

STLD is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as ArcelorMittal ( MT ) and POSCO ( PKX ). STLD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.6. Zacks Investment Research reports STLD's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -43.72%, compared to an industry average of -16.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the STLD Dividend History page.

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

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

  • SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XME with an increase of 11.61% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of STLD at 3.4%.

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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