United States Steel Corporation (X) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 08, 2013

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United States Steel Corporation ( X ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 08, 2013. Shareholders who purchased X stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 16th quarter that X has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of X was $22.18, representing a -31.22% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.25 and a 25.52% increase over the 52 week low of $17.67.

X is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as ArcelorMittal ( MT ) and POSCO ( PKX ). X's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.97. Zacks Investment Research reports X's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -30.62%, compared to an industry average of -1.1%.

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:

  • Market Vectors Steel Index ETF Fund ( SLX )
  • SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SLX with an increase of 8.38% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of X at 4.53%.



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: MT , PKX , SLX , X , XME

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