Legg Mason, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 13, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 14,
2014. Shareholders who purchased LM stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
23.08% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $49.78, the dividend yield is 1.29%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LM was $49.78,
representing a -2.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.95 and a
70.01% increase over the 52 week low of $29.28.
LM is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as The Blackstone Group L.P. (
) and Franklin Resources, Inc. (
). LM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.33. Zacks Investment Research reports LM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 13.2%, compared to an
industry average of 2.9%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to LM through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LM as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF (
- Madrona Domestic ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FWDD with an increase of
7.15% over the last 100 days. KCE has the highest percent weighting
of LM at 3.27%.