Lazard Ltd. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 18, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on
December 27, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LAZ stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 4th quarter that LAZ has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $42.83, the dividend yield is 2.33%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LAZ was $42.83,
representing a -1.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.48 and
a 44.65% increase over the 52 week low of $29.61.
LAZ is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Franklin Resources, Inc. (
) and AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. (
). LAZ's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.76. Zacks Investment Research reports LAZ's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 23.31%, compared to an
industry average of 10.1%.
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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 (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWC with an increase of
17.89% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of LAZ at 4.3%.