Lorillard, Inc (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 28, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.615 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10,
2014. Shareholders who purchased LO stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
11.82% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $60.2, the dividend yield is 4.09%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LO was $60.2,
representing a -5.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $63.56 and
a 44.84% increase over the 52 week low of $41.56.
LO is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes
companies such as Philip Morris International Inc (
) and British American Tobacco p.l.c. (
). LO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.02. Zacks Investment Research reports LO's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 10.1%, compared to an
industry average of 2.2%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to LO through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LO as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF (
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Portfolio (
- iShares Russell MidCap Growth Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is SPHD with an increase of
7.59% over the last 100 days. RHS has the highest percent weighting
of LO at 2.5%.