Kansas City Southern ( KSU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 09, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 04, 2018. Shareholders who purchased KSU prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that KSU has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of KSU was $106.29, representing a -7.45% decrease from the 52 week high of $114.85 and a 30.35% increase over the 52 week low of $81.54.
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 $9.21. Zacks Investment Research reports KSU's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 18.76%, compared to an industry average of 22%.
Interested in gaining exposure to KSU through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have KSU as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Transportation ETF ( XTN ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XTN with an increase of 3.91% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of KSU at 2.43%.
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