United States Steel Corporation (X) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 12, 2013

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United States Steel Corporation ( X ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased X stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 18th quarter that X has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $18.09, the dividend yield is 1.11%.

The previous trading day's last sale of X was $18.09, representing a -31.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.29 and a 14.49% increase over the 52 week low of $15.80.

X is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Tenaris S.A. ( TS ) and POSCO ( PKX ). X's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$1.12. Zacks Investment Research reports X's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -199.88%, compared to an industry average of -3.9%.

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

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

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

The top-performing ETF of this group is XME with an decrease of -13.02% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of X at 3.22%.



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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