Southwest Airlines Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 02, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 25,
2014. Shareholders who purchased LUV stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
50% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of
$26.44, the dividend yield is .91%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LUV was $26.44,
representing a -0.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.59 and
a 110.17% increase over the 52 week low of $12.58.
LUV is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes
companies such as FedEx Corporation (
) and Delta Air Lines, Inc. (
). LUV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.2. Zacks Investment Research reports LUV's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 30.84%, compared to an
industry average of 2.8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.
Interested in gaining exposure to LUV through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LUV as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Growth ETF (
- First Trust Industrials AlphaDEX (
- First Trust Value Line 100 Exchange-Traded Fund (
- First Trust Value Line Equity Allocation Index(sm)Fund (
- iShares Morningstar Mid Core Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FVL with an increase of
7.89% over the last 100 days. RPG has the highest percent weighting
of LUV at 1.75%.