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Southwest Airlines Company (LUV) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 01, 2016

Southwest Airlines Company ( LUV ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 01, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.075 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 24, 2016. Shareholders who purchased LUV prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that LUV has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of LUV was $42.17, representing a -17.86% decrease from the 52 week high of $51.34 and a 34.47% increase over the 52 week low of $31.36.

LUV is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as FedEx Corporation ( FDX ) and Delta Air Lines, Inc. ( DAL ). LUV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.72. Zacks Investment Research reports LUV's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 22.61%, compared to an industry average of 4.1%.

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

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

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

  • PowerShares Dynamic Leisure & Entertainment Portfolio ( PEJ )
  • iShares Transportation AverageETF ( IYT )
  • SPDR S&P Transportation ETF ( XTN )
  • U.S. Global Jets ETF ( JETS )
  • iShares Russell Midcap Growth ETF ( IWP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JETS with an increase of 3.35% over the last 100 days. PEJ has the highest percent weighting of LUV at 4.97%.

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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