L Brands, Inc. (LTD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 21, 2013

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L Brands, Inc. ( LTD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 21, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 06, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LTD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that LTD has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $59.04, the dividend yield is 2.03%.

The previous trading day's last sale of LTD was $59.04, representing a -3.78% decrease from the 52 week high of $61.36 and a 38.95% increase over the 52 week low of $42.49.

LTD is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as TJX Companies, Inc. ( TJX ) and Gap, Inc. ( GPS ). LTD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.61. Zacks Investment Research reports LTD's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.21%, compared to an industry average of 6.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the LTD Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to LTD through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LTD as a top-10 holding:

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETF ( RCD )
  • SPDR S&P Retail ETF ( XRT )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio ( PXMV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XRT with an increase of 12.5% over the last 100 days. RCD has the highest percent weighting of LTD at 1.36%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: GPS , PXMV , RCD , TJX , XRT

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