Norfolk Souther Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 01, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased NSC stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that NSC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $76.6, the dividend yield is 2.61%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NSC was $76.6,
representing a -1.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $78.08 and a
36.66% 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 $5.55. Zacks Investment Research reports NSC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.76%, compared to an
industry average of 17.9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Industrials ETF (
- Guggenheim Multi-Asset Income ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYT with an increase of
21.56% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of NSC at 5.94%.