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, December 27, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 22 cents per share. At a price of $123.22 as of 9:50 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.7%.

The average volume for Kansas City Southern has been 677,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Kansas City Southern has a market cap of $13.57 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 47.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Kansas City Southern, through its subsidiaries, engages in the freight rail transportation business.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Kansas City Southern as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Kansas City Southern Ratings Report.

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