Kansas City Southern (KSU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 06, 2012

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Kansas City Southern ( KSU ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 06, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.195 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased KSU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that KSU has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $76.41, the dividend yield is 1.02%.

The previous trading day's last sale of KSU was $76.41, representing a -9.01% decrease from the 52 week high of $83.98 and a 24.81% increase over the 52 week low of $61.22.

KSU is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as Union Pacific Corporation ( UNP ) and Canadian National Railway Company ( CNI ). KSU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.46. Zacks Investment Research reports KSU's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 11.2%, compared to an industry average of 11.1%.


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

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

  • iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average Index Fund ( IYT )
  • SPDR S&P Transportation ETF ( XTN )
  • iShares S&P MidCap 400 Index Fund ( IJH )
  • MidCap SPDR Trust Series I ( MDY )
  • SPDR DJ Wilshire Mid Cap ETF ( EMM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IJH with an increase of 7.14% over the last 100 days. IYT has the highest percent weighting of KSU at 5.78%.



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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