United States Steel Corporation ( X ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 12, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 08, 2019. Shareholders who purchased X prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 23rd quarter that X has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of X was $21.95, representing a -53.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.64 and a 28.48% increase over the 52 week low of $17.09.
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 $6.25. Zacks Investment Research reports X's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as -47.06%, compared to an industry average of -12.7%.
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 )
- VanEck Vectors Steel ETF ( SLX )
- Invesco S&P Midcap 400 Pure Value ETF ( RFV )
- WisdomTree U.S. MidCap Earnings Fund ( EZM ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is EZM with an decrease of -8.24% over the last 100 days. XME has the highest percent weighting of X at 4.61%.