Kansas City Southern ( KSU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 08, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 04, 2017. Shareholders who purchased KSU prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.09% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $103.64, the dividend yield is 1.39%.
The previous trading day's last sale of KSU was $103.64, representing a -5.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $109.13 and a 31.11% increase over the 52 week low of $79.05.
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 $4.98. Zacks Investment Research reports KSU's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 15.68%, compared to an industry average of 14.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to KSU through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have KSU as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Transportation AverageETF ( IYT ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYT with an increase of 5.11% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of KSU at 6.76%.
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