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Southwest Airlines Company (LUV) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 06, 2018

Southwest Airlines Company ( LUV ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 06, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.125 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 28, 2018. 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 $57.81, representing a -13.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $66.99 and a 16.18% increase over the 52 week low of $49.76.

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 $5.82. Zacks Investment Research reports LUV's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 42.36%, compared to an industry average of 16.3%.

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:

  • iShares Trust ( IYT )
  • SPDR S&P Transportation ETF ( XTN )
  • iShares Morningstar Large-Cap ETF ( JKD )
  • ETF Series Solutions ( ACSI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IYT with an increase of 5.03% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of LUV at 3.76%.

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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