Norfolk Souther Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 30, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.57 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10,
2014. Shareholders who purchased NSC stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
5.56% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $105.33, the dividend yield is 2.16%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NSC was $105.33,
representing a -3.22% decrease from the 52 week high of $108.84 and
a 46.58% increase over the 52 week low of $71.86.
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 $6.13. Zacks Investment Research reports NSC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 10.07%, compared to an
industry average of 19.1%.
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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 (
- iShares iBonds Mar 2023 Corporate Term ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYT with an increase of
11.03% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of NSC at 5.95%.