Loews Corporation (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.0625 per share scheduled for December 14,
2012. Shareholders who purchased L stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the
27th quarter that L has paid the same dividend. At the current
stock price of $41.3, the dividend yield is .61%.
The previous trading day's last sale of L was $41.3,
representing a -4.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.36 and
a 16.04% increase over the 52 week low of $35.59.
L is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such
as American International Group, Inc. (
) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. (
). L's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.18. Zacks Investment Research reports L's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 5%, compared to an industry
average of 15.8%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to L through an Exchange
Traded Fund (
The following ETF(s) have L as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Insurance Index Fund (
- SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IAK with an increase of
7.38% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of L at 4.27%.