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Kansas City Southern (KSU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 07, 2013

Kansas City Southern ( KSU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 07, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.215 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased KSU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10.26% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of KSU was $103.89, representing a -3.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $107.32 and a 69.31% increase over the 52 week low of $61.36.

KSU is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as Union Pacific Corporation ( UNP ) and Canadian National Railway Company ( CNI ). KSU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.42. Zacks Investment Research reports KSU's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 23.18%, compared to an industry average of 11.7%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to KSU through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have KSU as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average Index Fund ( IYT )
  • SPDR S&P Transportation ETF ( XTN )
  • iShares S&P MidCap 400 Index Fund ( IJH )
  • MidCap SPDR Trust Series I ( MDY )
  • Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 ETF ( IVOO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XTN with an increase of 29.26% over the last 100 days. IYT has the highest percent weighting of KSU at 8.18%.

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


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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