United States Steel Corporation ( X ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 08, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2018. Shareholders who purchased X prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 21st quarter that X has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $31.49, the dividend yield is .64%.
The previous trading day's last sale of X was $31.49, representing a -33.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.64 and a 37.27% increase over the 52 week low of $22.94.
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 $3.03. Zacks Investment Research reports X's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 189.52%, compared to an industry average of 19.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to X through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have X as a top-10 holding:
- Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF ( VWO )
- Vanguard Global ex-U.S. Real Estate ETF ( VNQI )
- Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF ( VPL )
- Vanguard FTSE All World Ex US ETF ( VEU )
- Vanguard Total International Stock ETF ( VXUS ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is VXUS with an decrease of -5% over the last 100 days. VWO has the highest percent weighting of X at 5.2%.
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