Lithia Motors, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 08, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 24, 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 prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of LAD was $50.13,
representing a -1.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.97 and
a 133.71% increase over the 52 week low of $21.45.
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 $3.29. Zacks Investment Research reports LAD's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 21.96%, compared to an
industry average of 15.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to LAD through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LAD as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Retail ETF (
- Guggenheim Insider ETF (
- PowerShares DWA SmallCap Technical Leaders Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is DWAS with an increase of
23.46% over the last 100 days. XRT has the highest percent
weighting of LAD at 1.17%.