Steel Dynamics, Inc. ( STLD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 28, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.14 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 14, 2016. Shareholders who purchased STLD prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.82% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $24.11, the dividend yield is 2.32%.
The previous trading day's last sale of STLD was $24.11, representing a -10.67% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.99 and a 57.38% increase over the 52 week low of $15.32.
STLD is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Tenaris S.A. ( TS ) and Nucor Corporation ( NUE ). STLD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.4. Zacks Investment Research reports STLD's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 135.3%, compared to an industry average of 8.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to STLD through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have STLD as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is XME with an increase of 70.96% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of STLD at 5.36%.