LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (LPLA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 02, 2013

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LPL Financial Holdings Inc. ( LPLA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 02, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.135 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LPLA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -93.25% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $34.56, the dividend yield is 1.56%.

The previous trading day's last sale of LPLA was $34.56, representing a -3.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.99 and a 49.16% increase over the 52 week low of $23.17.

LPLA is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ) and BlackRock, Inc. ( BLK ). LPLA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.51. Zacks Investment Research reports LPLA's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.18%, compared to an industry average of 2.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the LPLA Dividend History page.

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

  • PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1500 Small-Mid Portfolio ( PRFZ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PRFZ with an increase of 14.63% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of LPLA at 0.17%.



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: BLK , GS , LPLA , PRFZ

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