Steel Dynamics Announces First Quarter 2024 Cash Dividend Increase of 8%

FORT WAYNE - Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ/GS: STLD) today announced that the company’s board of directors declared a first quarter cash dividend of $0.46 per common share, or 8% increase over the company’s 2023 quarterly rate. The dividend is payable to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 31, 2024 and is payable on or about April 14, 2024.

“We are pleased that our board of directors took this action, based on our confidence in the current and anticipated future strength of our cash flow generation capability and our strong financial position,” said Mark D. Millett, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “We have consistently grown our cash dividend to shareholders in alignment with our structural growth initiatives, maintaining a strong cash dividend growth profile. We believe this action reflects the strength of our capital structure and liquidity profile, the continued optimism and confidence in our prospects to strategically grow, while staying committed to maintaining our investment grade credit rating.”

About Steel Dynamics, Inc.
Steel Dynamics is one of the largest domestic steel producers and metals recyclers in North America, based on estimated annual steelmaking and metals recycling capability, with facilities located throughout the United States, and in Mexico. Steel Dynamics produces steel products, including hot roll, cold roll, and coated sheet steel, structural steel beams and shapes, rail, engineered special-bar-quality steel, cold finished steel, merchant bar products, specialty steel sections, and steel joists and deck. In addition, the company produces liquid pig iron and processes and sells ferrous and nonferrous scrap.