United States Steel Corporation ( X ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 09, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 10, 2016. Shareholders who purchased X prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 28th quarter that X has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of X was $7.94, representing a -71.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.68 and a 29.11% increase over the 52 week low of $6.15.
X is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as POSCO ( PKX ) and Nucor Corporation ( NUE ). X's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$1.66. Zacks Investment Research reports X's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -56.42%, compared to an industry average of -22.2%.
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 -18.07% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of X at 4.89%.