Kansas City Southern (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.215 per share is scheduled to be paid on
January 22, 2014. 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 $123.09, the dividend yield is .7%.
The previous trading day's last sale of KSU was $123.09,
representing a -2.27% decrease from the 52 week high of $125.96 and
a 51.03% increase over the 52 week low of $81.50.
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 $2.98. Zacks Investment Research reports KSU's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 22.73%, compared to an
industry average of 18.6%.
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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 (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XTN with an increase of
13.2% over the last 100 days. IYT has the highest percent weighting
of KSU at 8.87%.