Delta Air Lines, Inc. ( DAL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 22, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.203 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 17, 2017. Shareholders who purchased DAL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that DAL has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of DAL was $50.83, representing a -3.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $52.76 and a 55.92% increase over the 52 week low of $32.60.
DAL is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as FedEx Corporation ( FDX ) and Southwest Airlines Company ( LUV ). DAL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.77. Zacks Investment Research reports DAL's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -4.18%, compared to an industry average of -2.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to DAL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have DAL as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYT with an increase of 20.29% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of DAL at 3.66%.
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