Lazard Ltd. (LAZ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 08, 2014

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Lazard Ltd. ( LAZ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 08, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 23, 2014. Shareholders who purchased LAZ stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $48.64, the dividend yield is 2.47%.

The previous trading day's last sale of LAZ was $48.64, representing a -3.89% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.61 and a 58.8% increase over the 52 week low of $30.63.

LAZ is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as The Blackstone Group L.P. ( BX ) and Franklin Resources, Inc. ( BEN ). LAZ's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.7. Zacks Investment Research reports LAZ's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 36.67%, compared to an industry average of 6.3%.

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

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

  • PowerShares KBW Capital Markets Portfolio ( KBWC )
  • SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF ( KCE )
  • WCM BNY Mellon Focused Growth ADR ETF ( AADR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is AADR with an increase of 2.11% over the last 100 days. KBWC has the highest percent weighting of LAZ at 4.78%.



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: LAZ , BX , BEN , KBWC , KCE , AADR

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