United States Steel Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 11, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased X stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 22nd quarter that X has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $34.77, the dividend yield is .58%.
The previous trading day's last sale of X was $34.77,
representing a -1.84% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.42 and
a 106.23% increase over the 52 week low of $16.86.
X is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as POSCO (
) and Tenaris S.A. (
). X's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is -$13. Zacks Investment Research reports X's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 350.72%, compared to an
industry average of 7.4%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to X through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have X as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF (
- SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RTM with an increase of
2.45% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of X at 3.54%.