American Airlines Group, Inc. ( AAL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 03, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 19, 2015. Shareholders who purchased AAL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that AAL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $46.22, the dividend yield is .87%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AAL was $46.22, representing a -17.76% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.20 and a 35.54% increase over the 52 week low of $34.10.
AAL is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as FedEx Corporation ( FDX ) and Delta Air Lines, Inc. ( DAL ). AAL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.02. Zacks Investment Research reports AAL's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 57.5%, compared to an industry average of 12%.
Interested in gaining exposure to AAL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AAL as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Leisure & Entertainment Portfolio ( PEJ )
- PowerShares DWA Consumer Cyclicals Momentum Portfolio ( PEZ )
- SPDR S&P Transportation ETF ( XTN )
- First Trust Industrials AlphaDEX ( FXR )
- PowerShares Russell Midcap Pure Value Portfolio ( PXMV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PEJ with an increase of 6.13% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AAL at 5.12%.
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