Allegiant Travel Company ( ALGT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 16, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.7 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 31, 2018. Shareholders who purchased ALGT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 10th quarter that ALGT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $134.8, the dividend yield is 2.08%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ALGT was $134.8, representing a -25.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $181.45 and a 20.86% increase over the 52 week low of $111.54.
ALGT is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as FedEx Corporation ( FDX ) and Delta Air Lines, Inc. ( DAL ). ALGT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $13.04. Zacks Investment Research reports ALGT's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 1.24%, compared to an industry average of -10.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to ALGT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ALGT as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Transportation ETF ( XTN ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XTN with an increase of 4.85% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ALGT at 2.21%.
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