Luxottica Group, S.p.A. (LUX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 20, 2013

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Luxottica Group, S.p.A. ( LUX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 20, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.7588 per share Shareholders who purchased LUX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 19.1% increase over the prior year.

The previous trading day's last sale of LUX was $54.26, representing a -2.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.71 and a 76.28% increase over the 52 week low of $30.78.

LUX is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Cooper Companies, Inc. ( COO ) and STAAR Surgical Company ( STAA ). LUX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.58. Zacks Investment Research reports LUX's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.13%, compared to an industry average of 8.4%.


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

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

  • iShares MSCI Italy Index Fund ( EWI )
  • First Trust Value Line 100 Exchange-Traded Fund ( FVL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FVL with an increase of 16.21% over the last 100 days. EWI has the highest percent weighting of LUX 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: COO , EWI , FVL , LUX , STAA

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