Allegiant Travel Company (ALGT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 28, 2012

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Allegiant Travel Company ( ALGT ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $2 per share scheduled for December 14, 2012. Shareholders who purchased ALGT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 166.67% increase over the prior year. At the current stock price of $74.75, the dividend yield is 5.35%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ALGT was $74.75, representing a -1.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $76.21 and a 57.97% increase over the 52 week low of $47.32.

ALGT is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as FedEx Corporation ( FDX ) and LATAM Airlines Group S.A. ( LFL ). ALGT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.87. Zacks Investment Research reports ALGT's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 61.44%, compared to an industry average of 12.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ALGT Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to ALGT through an Exchange Traded Fund ( ETF )?
The following ETF(s) have ALGT as a top-10 holding:

  • Guggenheim Airline ETF ( FAA )
  • Russell 2000 Low Beta ETF (SLBT)
  • Guggenheim S&P Smallcap 600 Pure Growth ETF ( RZG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FAA with an increase of 3.22% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ALGT at 3.56%.



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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Referenced Stocks: ALGT , ETF , FAA , FDX , LFL , RZG

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