Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 29, 2012

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Lockheed Martin Corporation ( LMT ) 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 ( FLR ) and Rockwell Collins, Inc. ( COL ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the LMT Dividend History page.

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

  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Aerospace & Defense Index Fund ( ITA )
  • PowerShares Aerospace & Defense ( PPA )
  • SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF ( XAR )
  • iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index Fund ( DVY )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Industrials ( PRN ).

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%.



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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