Legg Mason, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 12, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.11 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15,
2013. Shareholders who purchased LM stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that LM has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of LM was $29.96,
representing a -1.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.36 and
a 33.99% 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 -$2.38. Zacks Investment Research reports LM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 64.55%, compared to an
industry average of 3.2%.
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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
13.47% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of LM at 1.21%.