Lancaster Colony Corporation (LANC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 06, 2012

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Lancaster Colony Corporation ( LANC ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 06, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $5.38 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased LANC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1394.44% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $76.87, the dividend yield is 28%.

The previous trading day's last sale of LANC was $76.87, representing a -1.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $78.34 and a 22.64% increase over the 52 week low of $62.68.

LANC is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Unilever PLC ( UL ) and Unilever NV ( UN ). LANC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.71. Zacks Investment Research reports LANC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.19%, compared to an industry average of 4.4%.

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



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