Eli Lilly and Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.49 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 08, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LLY stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 17th quarter that LLY has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of LLY was $53.72,
representing a -2.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $54.87 and a
40.26% increase over the 52 week low of $38.30.
LLY is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes
companies such as Johnson & Johnson (
) and Pfizer, Inc. (
). LLY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.66. Zacks Investment Research reports LLY's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 14.67%, compared to an
industry average of -.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to LLY through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LLY as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Pharmaceutical Index Fund (
- PowerShares Dynamic Pharmaceuticals (
- Merrill Lynch Pharmaceutical HOLDRS (
- SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF (
- First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PJP with an increase of
7.6% over the last 100 days. IHE has the highest percent weighting
of LLY at 5.85%.