Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/4/16, Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (SCHN - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.1875, payable on 2/22/16. As a percentage of SCHN's recent stock price of $12.93, this dividend works out to approximately 1.45%, so look for shares of Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. to trade 1.45% lower — all else being equal — when SCHN shares open for trading on 2/4/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SCHN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.1875 declared by Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc.:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SCHN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.80% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SCHN shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SCHN's low point in its 52 week range is $11.70 per share, with $20.65 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $12.93.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, SCHN makes up 2.96% of the SPDR S&P Metals and Mining ETF ( XME) which is trading lower by about 2.3% on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. shares are currently off about 3.1% on the day.