Southwest Airlines Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 05, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.01 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 28,
2013. 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 $11.7,
representing a -1.64% decrease from the 52 week high of $11.90 and
a 50.77% 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 Delta Air Lines, Inc. (
). LUV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.56. Zacks Investment Research reports LUV's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 75.55%, compared to an
industry average of 8.1%.
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 (
- Madrona Domestic ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FAA with an increase of
33.04% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of LUV at 14.77%.