United States Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (X)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) is tomorrow, November 9, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $21.62 as of 9:40 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.9%.

The average volume for United States has been 10 million shares per day over the past 30 days. United States has a market cap of $3.21 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 15.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

United States Steel Corporation engages in the production and sale of steel mill products in North America and Europe. The company operates in three segments: Flat-rolled Products (Flat-rolled), U. S. Steel Europe (USSE), and Tubular Products (Tubular). The company has a P/E ratio of -10.5, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates United States as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. You can view the full United States Ratings Report.

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