ALK Alaska Air Group, Inc.

  • STOCK
  • ALK
  • Price as of: Dec 19, 10:23 PM EST
  • $56.16
  • -$0.18
  • -0.3%
  • Industry
  • Regional airlines
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ALK Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    0.89% Services Average 2.40%
  • Annual Payout
    $0.50 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    12.2% EPS $4.09
  • Dividend Growth
    No Payout Increase Last Year
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Growth History

ALK Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

ALK Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$0.2000 2013 NA
Historical Dividend Data

ALK Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.1250 2014-11-06 2014-11-14 2014-11-18 2014-12-03 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 2014-08-07 2014-08-15 2014-08-19 2014-09-04 Unknown Regular Quarter
2-for-1 2014-06-12 2014-07-10 2014-06-23 2014-07-09 NM Stock Split NM
$0.1250 2014-05-12 2014-05-21 2014-05-23 2014-06-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 2014-02-12 2014-02-21 2014-02-25 2014-03-11 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2013-11-07 2013-11-15 2013-11-19 2013-12-04 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2013-07-11 2013-08-02 2013-08-06 2013-08-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
2-for-1 2012-02-16 2012-03-19 2012-03-02 2012-03-16 NM Stock Split NM
Company Profile

ALK Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Services
Industry: Regional Airlines

Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) is a holding company for Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air. The company's airline provide air travel services to passengers and cargo in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The company was founded in 1932 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

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Alaska Air Group, Inc. News

  • Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its...
  • Alaska Air Earnings Decline; Beats EPS Estimates; Revenue Misses (ALK)

    Airline, Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) reported a dip in its second quarter earnings on Thursday, but beat analysts' estimates. The Seattle-based company posted second quarter earnings of $105 million, or $1.47 per share, down from $111 million, or $1.53 per share, in the second quarter of 2012. On average, analysts expected to see $1.51 per share in earnings. Revenue for the quarter came in at $1.26 billion, missing analysts estimate of $1.27 billion. ALK's CEO Brad Tilden commented, "these results represent our 17th consecutive quarter of profitability and the second-best June quarter in our history. I want to thank our employees at Alaska and Horizon who are continuing to work hard to keep us safe and reliable, provide a great experience for our customers, and produce results that make Alaska a great place to invest." "Although our quarterly results were down slightly, our financial performance continues to be very strong. This is why we were very pleased to recently announce the initiation of a quarterly dividend which, combined with our share repurchases, will be a key component of our capital deployment program," added Tilden. Alaska Air shares were up 84 cents, or 1.37%, during pre-market trading Thursday. The stock is up 42% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) have a 1.31% yield based on Wednesday's closing price of $61.16. Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • Alaska Air Group Upgraded to "Equal-Weight" at Morgan Stanley (ALK)

    On Friday airline company Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) was upgraded by Morgan Stanley to an "Equal Weight." Morgan Stanley raised its rating on ALK to an "Equal-Weight," and boosted the company's price target to $65. This increased price target suggests that the stock will rise 8% from its current price of $59.56. Analysts have upgraded the stock based on its improved FY2013 and FY2014 estimates. The firm sees the company having margin strength and believes that it may be able to generate cash returns. ALK initiated its first quarterly dividend of 20 cents per share on Thursday. Alaska Air Group shares were up $3.60, or 6.04% during premarket trading Friday. The stock is up 38% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) have a 1.34% yield, based on Thursday's closing price of $59.56. Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • Alaska Air Group Initiates Quarterly Dividend (ALK)

    On Thursday, airline operator Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) announced that its board has approved its first-ever quarterly dividend. The company has declared a dividend of 20 cents per share, or 80 cents annualized. The dividend will be paid on August 22 to shareholders of record on August 6. The stock will go ex-dividend on August 2. Alaska Air Group President and CEO Brad Tilden said, "we're pleased to introduce a dividend as a supplement to our ongoing multiyear stock repurchase program. The combination underscores the board's commitment to build long-term shareholder value." "Alaska's strong financial results over the past several years have allowed us to pay meaningful bonuses to our employees, profitably reinvest in our business and grow our network while significantly reducing debt, keeping our pensions well funded and returning capital to our owners. We believe these financial results are sustainable and a dividend now makes sense as part of our balanced capital allocation strategy," added Tilden. Alaska Air Group shares were mostly flat during Thursday morning trading. The stock is up 34% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) have a 1.36% yield, based on Thursday morning's price of $58.72. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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