Norfolk Souther Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 31, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.52 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10,
2013. Shareholders who purchased NSC stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
4% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of
$73.86, the dividend yield is 2.82%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NSC was $73.86,
representing a -8.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $81 and a
31.78% increase over the 52 week low of $56.05.
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 $5.41. Zacks Investment Research reports NSC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.41%, 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 (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Industrials ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RGI with an increase of
9.23% over the last 100 days. IYT has the highest percent weighting
of NSC at 5.69%.