Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 15, 2013


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Alaska Air Group, Inc. ( ALK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 15, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 04, 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 $74.73, the dividend yield is 1.07%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ALK was $74.73, representing a -1.4% decrease from the 52 week high of $75.79 and a 88.9% increase over the 52 week low of $39.56.

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 $6.67. Zacks Investment Research reports ALK's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.86%, compared to an industry average of 7.4%.

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 )
  • Guggenheim S&P Midcap 400 Pure Growth ETF ( RFG )
  • SPDR S&P Transportation ETF ( XTN )
  • Direxion All Cap Insider Sentiment Shares ( KNOW )
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Momentum Fund ETF ( MOM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RFG with an increase of 20.09% over the last 100 days. IYT has the highest percent weighting of ALK at 6.41%.

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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