CSX Corporation (CSX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 28, 2012


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CSX Corporation ( CSX ) 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 ( UNP ) and Canadian National Railway Company ( CNI ). 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%.

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 PRN with an increase of 7.74% over the last 100 days. XTN has the highest percent weighting of CSX at 3.45%.

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: CNI , CSX , ETF , PRN , UNP , XTN

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