Allegiant Travel Company ( ALGT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 17, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.7 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 01, 2018. Shareholders who purchased ALGT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th quarter that ALGT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $158.2, the dividend yield is 1.77%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ALGT was $158.2, representing a -12.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $181.45 and a 41.84% 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 $12.88. Zacks Investment Research reports ALGT's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 15.45%, compared to an industry average of -4.1%.
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 decrease of -1.81% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ALGT at 2.32%.
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