Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 21, 2018

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Alaska Air Group, Inc. ( ALK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 21, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.32 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 07, 2018. Shareholders who purchased ALK prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.67% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $58.6, the dividend yield is 2.18%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ALK was $58.6, representing a -38.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $95.75 and a 1.74% increase over the 52 week low of $57.60.

ALK is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as FedEx Corporation ( FDX ) and Delta Air Lines, Inc. ( DAL ). ALK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.52. Zacks Investment Research reports ALK's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -20.36%, compared to an industry average of -5.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ALK Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • iShares Trust ( IYT )
  • SPDR S&P Transportation ETF ( XTN )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 Equal Weight Industrials Portfolio ( RGI )
  • Principal Exchange-Traded Funds ( GDVD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GDVD with an increase of 1.91% over the last 100 days. IYT has the highest percent weighting of ALK at 3.37%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: ALK , FDX , DAL , IYT , XTN , RGI , GDVD

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