Lazard Ltd. (LAZ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 06, 2014

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Lazard Ltd. ( LAZ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 06, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 21, 2014. Shareholders who purchased LAZ stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of LAZ was $42.99, representing a -11.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.70 and a 40.35% 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 $.76. Zacks Investment Research reports LAZ's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 24.91%, compared to an industry average of 8.7%.

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 )
  • First Trust Financials AlphaDEX ( FXO )
  • WCM BNY Mellon Focused Growth ADR ETF ( AADR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWC with an increase of 8.98% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of LAZ at 4.66%.



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

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