Lorillard, Inc (LO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2014


Lorillard, Inc ( LO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.615 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 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 prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of LO was $48.22, representing a -9.48% decrease from the 52 week high of $53.27 and a 27.06% increase over the 52 week low of $37.95.

LO is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Philip Morris International Inc ( PM ) and British American Tobacco p.l.c. ( BTI ). LO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.14. Zacks Investment Research reports LO's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.06%, compared to an industry average of 4.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the LO Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Portfolio ( SPHD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SPHD with an increase of 4.44% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of LO at 2.71%.

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.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: LO , PM , BTI , SPHD

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