Kansas City Southern Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (KSU)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) is tomorrow, April 12, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 20 cents per share. At a price of $70.14 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.1%.

The average volume for Kansas City Southern has been one million shares per day over the past 30 days. Kansas City Southern has a market cap of $7.89 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 5.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Kansas City Southern, through its subsidiaries, engages in the freight rail transportation business. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.2, above the average transportation industry P/E ratio of 23.9 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Kansas City Southern as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full Kansas City Southern Ratings Report.

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