United States Steel Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 10, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10,
2013. Shareholders who purchased X stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the
17th quarter that X has paid the same dividend. At the current
stock price of $19.26, the dividend yield is 1.04%.
The previous trading day's last sale of X was $19.26,
representing a -28.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.87 and
a 21.9% 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. (
) and POSCO (
). X's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.04. Zacks Investment Research reports X's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -186.08%, compared to an
industry average of 13%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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:
- Market Vectors Steel Index ETF Fund (
- SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is SLX with an increase of
2.67% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of X at 4.53%.