Ternium S.A. ( TX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 08, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.9 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 18, 2015. Shareholders who purchased TX prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the prior year.
The previous trading day's last sale of TX was $20.8, representing a -30.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.10 and a 35.77% increase over the 52 week low of $15.32.
TX is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as POSCO ( PKX ) and Tenaris S.A. ( TS ). TX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.32. Zacks Investment Research reports TX's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 10.11%, compared to an industry average of -.6%.