Lancaster Colony Corporation (LANC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 05, 2013

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Lancaster Colony Corporation ( LANC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 05, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.44 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LANC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $86.2, the dividend yield is 2.04%.

The previous trading day's last sale of LANC was $86.2, representing a -2.27% decrease from the 52 week high of $88.20 and a 28.87% increase over the 52 week low of $66.89.

LANC is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ) and General Mills, Inc. ( GIS ). LANC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.92. Zacks Investment Research reports LANC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 1.89%, compared to an industry average of 9.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the LANC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XMLV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XMLV with an increase of 1.41% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of LANC at 1.09%.



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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Referenced Stocks: GIS , LANC , MDLZ , XMLV

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