Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 19, 2014

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Delta Air Lines, Inc. ( DAL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 19, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 14, 2014. Shareholders who purchased DAL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that DAL has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of DAL was $31.34, representing a -4.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.92 and a 138.15% increase over the 52 week low of $13.16.

DAL is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as FedEx Corporation ( FDX ) and United Continental Holdings, Inc. ( UAL ). DAL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $12.29. Zacks Investment Research reports DAL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -19.79%, compared to an industry average of 5.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the DAL Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • SPDR S&P Transportation ETF ( XTN )
  • First Trust Industrials AlphaDEX ( FXR )
  • Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF ( VOE )
  • First Trust Large Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund (based on the Defin ( FTC )
  • First Trust MuFirst Trust Multi CG AlphaDEX ( FAD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XTN with an increase of 13.75% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of DAL at 2.89%.



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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