Norfolk Souther Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 30, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.54 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10,
2014. Shareholders who purchased NSC stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
8% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock
price of $94.25, the dividend yield is 2.29%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NSC was $94.25,
representing a -3.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $98.12 and
a 34.13% increase over the 52 week low of $70.27.
NSC is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes
companies such as Union Pacific Corporation (
) and Canadian National Railway Company (
). NSC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $5.8. Zacks Investment Research reports NSC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 7.02%, compared to an
industry average of 17.5%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to NSC through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NSC 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
7.74% over the last 100 days. IYT has the highest percent weighting
of NSC at 4.8%.