CSX Corporation (CSX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 29, 2013

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CSX Corporation ( CSX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 14, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CSX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.14% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $25.5, the dividend yield is 2.35%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CSX was $25.5, representing a -3.26% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.36 and a 35.1% increase over the 52 week low of $18.88.

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 $1.81. Zacks Investment Research reports CSX's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -.87%, compared to an industry average of 18.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CSX Dividend History page.

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

  • SPDR S&P Transportation ETF ( XTN )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Industrials ( PRN ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XTN with an increase of 28.67% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CSX at 3.49%.



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



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Referenced Stocks: CNI , CSX , PRN , UNP , XTN

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