Southwest Airlines Company (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 04, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.01 per share scheduled for January 03, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased LUV stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that LUV has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $9.5, the dividend yield is .42%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LUV was $9.5,
representing a -5.47% decrease from the 52 week high of $10.05 and
a 22.42% increase over the 52 week low of $7.76.
LUV is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes
companies such as FedEx Corporation (
) and LATAM Airlines Group S.A. (
). LUV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.65. Zacks Investment Research reports LUV's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 26.65%, compared to an
industry average of 7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to LUV through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LUV as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim Airline ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FAA with an increase of
2.71% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of LUV at 15.64%.