LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (LPLA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 02, 2014

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LPL Financial Holdings Inc. ( LPLA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 02, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 20, 2014. Shareholders who purchased LPLA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 77.78% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $47.35, the dividend yield is 2.03%.

The previous trading day's last sale of LPLA was $47.35, representing a -16.12% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.45 and a 39.8% increase over the 52 week low of $33.87.

LPLA is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ) and Morgan Stanley ( MS ). LPLA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.72. Zacks Investment Research reports LPLA's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 4.68%, compared to an industry average of 15.2%.

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

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

  • iShares U.S. Broker-Dealers ETF ( IAI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IAI with an increase of 0.89% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of LPLA at 4.73%.



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.



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