Lithia Motors, Inc. (
) 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 (
) and CarMax Inc (
). 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%.
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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
- Guggenheim S&P Smallcap 600 Pure Growth ETF (
- SPDR S&P Retail ETF (
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%.