Lorillard, Inc (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.55 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10,
2013. Shareholders who purchased LO stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
-64.52% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $43.88, the dividend yield is 5.01%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LO was $43.88,
representing a -6.68% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.02 and
a 19.56% 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 $3.1. Zacks Investment Research reports LO's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 10.43%, compared to an
industry average of 6.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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 Dynamic Consumer Staples (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF (
- WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund (
- iShares Russell MidCap Growth Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IWP with an increase of
16.91% over the last 100 days. DVY has the highest percent
weighting of LO at 3.56%.