Alaska Air Group, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 02, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on
August 22, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ALK stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the
current stock price of $61.17, the dividend yield is .33%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ALK was $61.17,
representing a -10.04% decrease from the 52 week high of $68 and a
87.12% increase over the 52 week low of $32.69.
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 $4.86. Zacks Investment Research reports ALK's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.91%, compared to an
industry average of 13%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 (
- SPDR S&P Transportation ETF (
- Vanguard Scottsdale Funds Vanguard Russell 2000 Growth ETF (
- Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF (
- Vanguard Scottsdale Funds Vanguard Russell 2000 ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is VTWG with an increase of
13.09% over the last 100 days. IYT has the highest percent
weighting of ALK at 5.98%.