Elbit Systems Ltd. (ESLT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 26, 2014
Elbit Systems Ltd. ( ESLT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 09, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ESLT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th quarter that ESLT has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of ESLT was $60.18, representing a -2.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $62 and a 48.59% increase over the 52 week low of $40.50.
ESLT is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Lockheed Martin Corporation ( LMT ) and Fluor Corporation ( FLR ). ESLT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.33. Zacks Investment Research reports ESLT's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.81%, compared to an industry average of 2.1%.