Eli Lilly and Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.49 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10,
2013. Shareholders who purchased LLY stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the
18th quarter that LLY has paid the same dividend. At the current
stock price of $54.82, the dividend yield is 3.58%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LLY was $54.82,
representing a -6.14% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.41 and
a 37.29% increase over the 52 week low of $39.93.
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 $4.17. Zacks Investment Research reports LLY's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.2%, compared to an
industry average of -3.4%.
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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 (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Health Care (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XPH with an increase of
21.03% over the last 100 days. IHE has the highest percent
weighting of LLY at 5.88%.