Norfolk Souther Corporation (NSC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 30, 2014

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Norfolk Souther Corporation ( NSC ) 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 ( UNP ) and Canadian National Railway Company ( CNI ). 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%.


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

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 ( IYT )
  • SPDR S&P Transportation ETF ( XTN ).

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%.



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: NSC , UNP , CNI , IYT , XTN

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