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United States Steel Corporation (X) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 08, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
United States Steel Corporation ( X ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased X stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 19th quarter that X has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $26.81, the dividend yield is .75%.
The previous trading day's last sale of X was $26.81, representing a -3.07% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.66 and a 69.68% 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 ArcelorMittal ( MT ). X's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$13.78. Zacks Investment Research reports X's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -183.64%, compared to an industry average of .1%.
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 )
- iShares Morningstar Small Value Index Fund ( JKL )
- Rydex ETF Trust ( RSP ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XME with an increase of 13.16% over the last 100 days. RTM has the highest percent weighting of X at 3.96%.