Valmont Industries, Inc. ( VMI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 23, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.375 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2016. Shareholders who purchased VMI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that VMI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $103.65, the dividend yield is 1.45%.
The previous trading day's last sale of VMI was $103.65, representing a -21.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $131.53 and a 12.26% increase over the 52 week low of $92.33.
VMI is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ) and Nidec Corporation (Nihon Densan Kabushiki Kaisha) ( NJ ). VMI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.65. Zacks Investment Research reports VMI's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -30.34%, compared to an industry average of -35.4%.
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The following ETF(s) have VMI as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is PHO with an decrease of -10.84% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of VMI at 3.93%.