Southwest Airlines Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 04, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.04 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 27,
2014. Shareholders who purchased LUV stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that LUV has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of LUV was $22.44,
representing a -0.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $22.63 and
a 92.45% increase over the 52 week low of $11.66.
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 $1.06. Zacks Investment Research reports LUV's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 18.43%, compared to an
industry average of 7.7%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to LUV through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LUV as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Transportation ETF (
- First Trust Industrials AlphaDEX (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Industrials ETF (
- First Trust Value Line 100 Exchange-Traded Fund (
- iShares Morningstar Mid Core Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XTN with an increase of
16.11% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of LUV at 2.99%.