Alaska Air Group, Inc. (
) 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 (
) and Delta Air Lines, Inc. (
). 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%.
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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 (
- WisdomTree MidCap Earnings Fund (
- Direxion All Cap Insider Sentiment Shares (
- QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Momentum Fund ETF (
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%.