CSX Corporation (CSX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 23, 2014


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CSX Corporation ( CSX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 23, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 13, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CSX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.67% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $29.66, the dividend yield is 2.16%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CSX was $29.66, representing a -0.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.72 and a 32.41% increase over the 52 week low of $22.40.

CSX is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as Union Pacific Corporation ( UNP ) and Canadian National Railway Company ( CNI ). CSX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.8. Zacks Investment Research reports CSX's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 1.75%, compared to an industry average of 16.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CSX Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to CSX through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CSX as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares DWA Industrials Momentum Portfolio ( PRN ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PRN with an decrease of -5.58% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CSX at 2.68%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: CSX , UNP , CNI , PRN

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