United States Steel Trades Ex-Dividend

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According to Dividend Channel, on 8/8/11, United States Steel Corp. (X) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 9/10/11. As a percentage of X's recent stock price of $35.95, this dividend works out to approximately 0.14%.

Below is a dividend history chart for X, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by United States Steel Corp.:

X Dividend History
Date Div*
05/09/11 0.050
02/07/11 0.050
11/08/10 0.050
08/09/10 0.050
05/10/10 0.050
02/08/10 0.050
11/06/09 0.050
08/10/09 0.050
05/11/09 0.050
02/09/09 0.300
11/07/08 0.300
08/11/08 0.300
05/12/08 0.250
02/11/08 0.250
11/09/07 0.200
08/13/07 0.200
05/14/07 0.200
02/12/07 0.200
11/13/06 0.200
08/14/06 0.150
05/15/06 0.150
02/13/06 0.100
11/14/05 0.100
08/15/05 0.100
05/16/05 0.100
02/14/05 0.080
11/15/04 0.050
08/16/04 0.050
05/17/04 0.050
02/13/04 0.050
11/17/03 0.050
08/18/03 0.050
05/19/03 0.050
02/14/03 0.050
11/18/02 0.050
08/19/02 0.050
05/14/02 0.050
02/15/02 0.050
11/19/01 0.100
08/14/01 0.100
05/14/01 0.100
02/16/01 0.250
11/14/00 0.250
08/14/00 0.250
05/15/00 0.250
02/14/00 0.250
11/15/99 0.250
08/16/99 0.250
05/17/99 0.250
02/12/99 0.250
11/16/98 0.250
08/17/98 0.250
05/18/98 0.250
02/13/98 0.250
11/17/97 0.250
08/18/97 0.250
05/19/97 0.250
02/14/97 0.250
11/18/96 0.250
08/19/96 0.250
05/14/96 0.250
02/16/96 0.250
11/14/95 0.250
08/14/95 0.250
* Data may be adjusted for splits; we are not responsible for data errors; always verify data with the company.

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from X is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.56% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

X operates in the Non-Precious Metals & Non-Metallic Mining sector, among companies like Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (SCHN) which is down about 2.1% today, and AK Steel Holding Corp. (AKS) trading lower by about 3.1%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of X, versus SCHN and AKS.

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X,SCHN,AKS Relative Performance Chart

In Thursday trading, United States Steel Corp. shares are currently off about 3.6% on the day.


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