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Norfolk Souther Corporation (NSC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 01, 2017

Norfolk Souther Corporation ( NSC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 01, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.61 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 10, 2017. Shareholders who purchased NSC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.39% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of NSC was $119.63, representing a -2.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $122.17 and a 85.44% increase over the 52 week low of $64.51.

NSC is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as Union Pacific Corporation ( UNP ) and Canadian National Railway Company ( CNI ). NSC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.62. Zacks Investment Research reports NSC's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 9.67%, compared to an industry average of 13.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NSC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

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

  • PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio ( PEY )
  • iShares Morningstar Large-Cap ETF ( JKD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PEY with an increase of 6.61% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NSC at 1.46%.

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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