Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (WAB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 14, 2014
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation ( WAB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.04 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 30, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WAB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that WAB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $75.9, the dividend yield is .21%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WAB was $75.9, representing a -7.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $82.42 and a 55.25% increase over the 52 week low of $48.89.
WAB is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Union Pacific Corporation ( UNP ) and Canadian National Railway Company ( CNI ). WAB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.12. Zacks Investment Research reports WAB's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 14.19%, compared to an industry average of 14.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to WAB through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WAB as a top-10 holding:
- Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF ( VBK ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is VBK with an increase of 1.31% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WAB at 0.56%.
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