Laclede Group, Inc. (LG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 07, 2012

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Laclede Group, Inc. ( LG ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 07, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.425 per share scheduled for January 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.41% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $40.37, the dividend yield is 4.21%.

The previous trading day's last sale of LG was $40.37, representing a -8.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.04 and a 10.51% increase over the 52 week low of $36.53.

LG is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ( UGP ) and Cheniere Energy Partners, LP ( CQP ). LG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.79.

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

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

  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCU with an decrease of -3.98% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of LG at 4.75%.



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



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