Steel Dynamics, Inc. ( STLD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 28, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.1375 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 09, 2015. Shareholders who purchased STLD prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that STLD has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $17.58, the dividend yield is 3.13%.
The previous trading day's last sale of STLD was $17.58, representing a -25.45% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.58 and a 6.48% increase over the 52 week low of $16.51.
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 $.45. Zacks Investment Research reports STLD's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -25.78%, compared to an industry average of -25.4%.
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 SLX with an decrease of -36.93% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of STLD at 4.9%.
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