Norfolk Souther Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 05, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.54 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased NSC stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 3.85% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of NSC was $89.58,
representing a -5.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $95.10 and a
31.39% increase over the 52 week low of $68.18.
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 $6.04. Zacks Investment Research reports NSC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 10.96%, compared to an
industry average of 19.6%.
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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 (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYT with an increase of
6.84% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of NSC at 5.66%.