United States Steel Corporation (X) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 11, 2014

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United States Steel Corporation ( X ) 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 ( PKX ) and Tenaris S.A. ( TS ). 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%.


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

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 ( RTM )
  • SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME ).

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%.



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: X , PKX , TS , RTM , XME

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