Lazard Ltd. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 19, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.4 per share scheduled for December 27, 2012.
Shareholders who purchased LAZ stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock
price of $29.86, the dividend yield is 16.08%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LAZ was $29.86,
representing a -4.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.23 and
a 35.48% increase over the 52 week low of $22.04.
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 $.66. Zacks Investment Research reports LAZ's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -17.83%, compared to an
industry average of -.9%.
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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:
- SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KCE with an increase of
8.75% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of LAZ at 2.98%.