LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (LPLA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 20, 2014

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LPL Financial Holdings Inc. ( LPLA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 20, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased LPLA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 26.32% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of LPLA was $54.67, representing a -0.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.03 and a 82.17% increase over the 52 week low of $30.01.

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 15.11%, compared to an industry average of 12.7%.

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 )
  • SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF ( KCE )
  • First Trust Financials AlphaDEX ( FXO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IAI with an increase of 17.37% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of LPLA at 5.24%.



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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Referenced Stocks: LPLA , GS , MS , IAI , KCE , FXO

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