Lithia Motors, Inc. (LAD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 06, 2014

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Lithia Motors, Inc. ( LAD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 06, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 22, 2014. Shareholders who purchased LAD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 23.08% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $90.13, the dividend yield is .71%.

The previous trading day's last sale of LAD was $90.13, representing a -7.27% decrease from the 52 week high of $97.20 and a 68.25% increase over the 52 week low of $53.57.

LAD is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Genuine Parts Company ( GPC ) and CarMax Inc ( KMX ). LAD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.61. Zacks Investment Research reports LAD's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 26.22%, compared to an industry average of 14.9%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the LAD Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to LAD through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LAD as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Consumer Discretionary Portfolio ( PSCD )
  • Guggenheim S&P Smallcap 600 Pure Growth ETF ( RZG )
  • SPDR S&P Retail ETF ( XRT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XRT with an decrease of -2.34% over the last 100 days. PSCD has the highest percent weighting of LAD at 2.08%.



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: LAD , GPC , KMX , PSCD , RZG , XRT

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