Allegiant Travel Company ( ALGT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 28, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.7 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 14, 2019. Shareholders who purchased ALGT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 12th quarter that ALGT has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of ALGT was $141.26, representing a -22.15% decrease from the 52 week high of $181.45 and a 43.88% increase over the 52 week low of $98.18.
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 $10.02. Zacks Investment Research reports ALGT's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 37.93%, compared to an industry average of 12.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to ALGT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ALGT as a top-10 holding:
- U.S. Global Jets ETF ( JETS ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is JETS with an decrease of -2% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ALGT at 4.24%.
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