Lithia Motors, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 07, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on
August 23, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LAD stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 30% increase over the same period a year ago. At the
current stock price of $67.26, the dividend yield is .77%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LAD was $67.26,
representing a -0.36% decrease from the 52 week high of $67.50 and
a 141.99% increase over the 52 week low of $27.80.
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 $3.49. Zacks Investment Research reports LAD's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 29.53%, compared to an
industry average of 15.7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 Dynamic Retail (
- PowerShares DWA SmallCap Technical Leaders Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PMR with an increase of
22.34% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of LAD at 2.91%.