Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (WAB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2013


Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation ( WAB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WAB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that WAB has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of WAB was $96.41, representing a -0.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $96.54 and a 41.63% increase over the 52 week low of $68.07.

WAB is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Union Pacific Corporation ( UNP ) and Canadian National Railway Company ( CNI ). WAB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.81. Zacks Investment Research reports WAB's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 39.7%, compared to an industry average of 13.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WAB Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to WAB through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WAB as a top-10 holding:

  • Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF ( VBK ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VBK with an increase of 6.65% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WAB at 0.47%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: CNI , UNP , VBK , WAB

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