Legg Mason, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 10, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.11 per share scheduled for January 07, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased LM stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that LM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $25.6, the dividend yield is 1.72%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LM was $25.6,
representing a -13.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.49 and
a 14.49% increase over the 52 week low of $22.36.
LM is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Franklin Resources, Inc. (
) and AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. (
). LM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.27. Zacks Investment Research reports LM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 1.9%, compared to an industry
average of -.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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:
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is SPHB with an increase of
14.34% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of LM at 1.21%.