Kansas City Southern (KSU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 07, 2013

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Kansas City Southern ( KSU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 07, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.215 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased KSU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10.26% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of KSU was $103.89, representing a -3.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $107.32 and a 69.31% increase over the 52 week low of $61.36.

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 $3.42. Zacks Investment Research reports KSU's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 23.18%, compared to an industry average of 11.7%.

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 )
  • Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 ETF ( IVOO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XTN with an increase of 29.26% over the last 100 days. IYT has the highest percent weighting of KSU at 8.18%.



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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