Alaska Air Group, Inc. (
) 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 (
) and Delta Air Lines, Inc. (
). 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%.
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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 (
- First Trust Industrials AlphaDEX (
- First Trust Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX (
- First Trust Mid Cap Core AlphaDEX (
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%.