CSX Corporation (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.14 per share scheduled for December 14,
2012. Shareholders who purchased CSX stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that CSX has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $19.71, the dividend yield is 2.84%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CSX was $19.71,
representing a -16.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.71 and
a 4.42% 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 (
) and Canadian National Railway Company (
). CSX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.79. Zacks Investment Research reports CSX's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 5.37%, compared to an
industry average of 11.1%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to CSX through an Exchange
Traded Fund (
The following ETF(s) have CSX as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Transportation ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Industrials (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PRN with an increase of
7.74% over the last 100 days. XTN has the highest percent weighting
of CSX at 3.45%.