VALE S.A. ( VALE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 07, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.123 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 22, 2018. Shareholders who purchased VALE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25.51% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of VALE was $13.42, representing a -8.52% decrease from the 52 week high of $14.67 and a 79.65% increase over the 52 week low of $7.47.
VALE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.06. Zacks Investment Research reports VALE's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -14.67%, compared to an industry average of -8.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to VALE through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have VALE as a top-10 holding:
- BLDRS Emerging Markets 50 ADR Index Fund ( ADRE )
- SPDR S&P Global Natural Resources ETF ( GNR )
- iShares Global Materials ETF ( MXI )
- Madrona International ETF ( FWDI )
- Guggenheim BRIC ETF ( EEB ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is EEB with an increase of 6.13% over the last 100 days. ADRE has the highest percent weighting of VALE at 3.68%.
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