Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 02, 2013

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Alaska Air Group, Inc. ( ALK ) 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 ( FDX ) and Delta Air Lines, Inc. ( DAL ). 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 dates, visit the ALK Dividend History page.

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 )
  • SPDR S&P Transportation ETF ( XTN )
  • Vanguard Scottsdale Funds Vanguard Russell 2000 Growth ETF ( VTWG )
  • Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF ( VBK )
  • Vanguard Scottsdale Funds Vanguard Russell 2000 ETF ( VTWO ).

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%.



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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