Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (WAB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 15, 2013


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Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation ( WAB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 15, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WAB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that WAB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $105.92, the dividend yield is .19%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WAB was $105.92, representing a -1.09% decrease from the 52 week high of $107.09 and a 55.15% increase over the 52 week low of $68.27.

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 $5.41. Zacks Investment Research reports WAB's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 14.26%, compared to an industry average of 9.8%.

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:

  • First Trust Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX ( FNY )
  • Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF ( VBK ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FNY with an increase of 17.76% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WAB at 1.29%.

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

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Referenced Stocks: CNI , FNY , UNP , VBK , WAB

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