Kansas City Southern (KSU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 05, 2013

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Kansas City Southern ( KSU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 05, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.215 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 02, 2013. Shareholders who purchased KSU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that KSU has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $105.99, the dividend yield is .81%.

The previous trading day's last sale of KSU was $105.99, representing a -10.84% decrease from the 52 week high of $118.88 and a 45.59% increase over the 52 week low of $72.80.

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 $2.73. Zacks Investment Research reports KSU's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 22.84%, compared to an industry average of 10.9%.


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

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 )
  • Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF ( IVOG )
  • Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 ETF ( IVOO )
  • Vanguard Extended Market ETF ( VXF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VXF with an increase of 6.82% over the last 100 days. IYT has the highest percent weighting of KSU at 8.47%.



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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Referenced Stocks: CNI , IVOG , IVOO , IYT , KSU , UNP , VXF

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