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United States Steel Corporation (X) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 12, 2014

United States Steel Corporation ( X ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 12, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased X stock 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 $25.43, the dividend yield is .79%.

The previous trading day's last sale of X was $25.43, representing a -18.36% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.15 and a 57.8% increase over the 52 week low of $16.12.

X is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as ArcelorMittal ( MT ) and Tenaris S.A. ( TS ). X's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$13.42. Zacks Investment Research reports X's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 254.55%, compared to an industry average of 22.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the X Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight ( RSP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RTM with an increase of 7.96% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of X at 3.82%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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