Lockheed Martin Corporation (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 29, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $1.15 per share scheduled for December 28,
2012. Shareholders who purchased LMT stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
15% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of
$93.29, the dividend yield is 4.93%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LMT was $93.29,
representing a -2.74% decrease from the 52 week high of $95.92 and
a 22.75% increase over the 52 week low of $76.
LMT is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes
companies such as Fluor Corporation (
) and Rockwell Collins, Inc. (
). LMT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $8.71. Zacks Investment Research reports LMT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 2.1%, compared to an industry
average of 2.2%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to LMT through an Exchange
Traded Fund (
The following ETF(s) have LMT as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Aerospace & Defense Index Fund (
- PowerShares Aerospace & Defense (
- SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index Fund (
- PowerShares Dynamic Industrials (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PRN with an increase of
8.21% over the last 100 days. ITA has the highest percent weighting
of LMT at 6.17%.