Kansas City Southern (
) 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 (
) and Canadian National Railway Company (
). 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
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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 (
- SPDR S&P Transportation ETF (
- iShares S&P MidCap 400 Index Fund (
- MidCap SPDR Trust Series I (
- SPDR DJ Wilshire Mid Cap ETF (
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%.