Lorillard, Inc (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 28, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.55 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LO stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 3rd quarter that LO has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $43.51, the dividend yield is 5.06%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LO was $43.51,
representing a -7.05% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.81 and
a 18.56% increase over the 52 week low of $36.70.
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 $3.21. Zacks Investment Research reports LO's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.24%, compared to an
industry average of 5.3%.
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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:
- iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index Fund (
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Portfolio (
- WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is DVY with an increase of
3.93% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of LO at 3.48%.