Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 21, 2014

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Alaska Air Group, Inc. ( ALK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 21, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ALK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $97.01, the dividend yield is 1.03%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ALK was $97.01, representing a -1.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $98.48 and a 92.84% increase over the 52 week low of $50.31.

ALK is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as FedEx Corporation ( FDX ) and Delta Air Lines, Inc. ( DAL ). ALK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $8.01. Zacks Investment Research reports ALK's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 28.7%, compared to an industry average of 2.6%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to ALK through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ALK as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average Index Fund ( IYT )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Earnings Fund ( EZM )
  • Direxion All Cap Insider Sentiment Shares ( KNOW )
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Momentum Fund ETF ( MOM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IYT with an increase of 8.62% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ALK at 5.42%.



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



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Referenced Stocks: ALK , FDX , DAL , IYT , EZM , KNOW , MOM

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