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


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Alaska Air Group, Inc. ( ALK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 21, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 11, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ALK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of ALK was $78.34, representing a -4.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $82.08 and a 59.55% increase over the 52 week low of $49.10.

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 $7.17. Zacks Investment Research reports ALK's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 18.17%, compared to an industry average of 4.6%.

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 )
  • SPDR S&P Transportation ETF ( XTN )
  • First Trust Industrials AlphaDEX ( FXR )
  • First Trust Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX ( FNY )
  • First Trust Mid Cap Core AlphaDEX ( FNX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXR with an increase of 12.56% over the last 100 days. IYT has the highest percent weighting of ALK at 6.63%.

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

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