Lazard Ltd. (
) 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. (
) and Franklin Resources, Inc. (
). 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%.
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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 (
- SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF (
- WCM BNY Mellon Focused Growth ADR ETF (
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%.