Lorillard, Inc (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $1.55 per share scheduled for December 10,
2012. Shareholders who purchased LO stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that LO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $123.27, the dividend yield is 5.03%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LO was $123.27,
representing a -12.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $141.07
and a 15.39% increase over the 52 week low of $106.83.
LO is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes
companies such as Philip Morris International Inc (
) and British American Tobacco Industries, p.l.c. (
). LO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $8.35. Zacks Investment Research reports LO's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 6.29%, compared to an
industry average of 10%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to LO through an Exchange
Traded Fund (
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 (
- iShares Russell MidCap Growth Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSL with an increase of
6.52% over the last 100 days. DVY has the highest percent weighting
of LO at 3.69%.