NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The following stocks go ex-dividend Friday, meaning an investor must purchase the shares Thursday to qualify for the next dividend payment: Allegheny Technologies (ATI - Get Report), Barnes Group (B - Get Report), CNOOC (CEO), Great Plains Energy (GXP - Get Report), Everest Re (RE - Get Report) and Sun Life Financial (SLF - Get Report).
The specialty metals producer reported on April 25 first-quarter earnings of $56.2 million, or 50 cents a share, down from year-earlier earnings of $56.3 million, or 54 cents.
"We remain encouraged by catalysts for better earnings including: full integration of Ladish, stainless steel restocking, fewer facility startup costs, Rowley titanium sponge plant cost benefits, Boeing titanium restocking, and continued growth in key end markets," Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts wrote in a May 16 report.Forward Annual Dividend Yield: 2.2%
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