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Lazard Ltd. (LAZ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 02, 2013

Posted
8/1/2013 9:00:00 AM
By: NASDAQ.com News
Referenced Stocks:AMP;BEN;LAZ

Lazard Ltd. ( LAZ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 02, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 23, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LAZ stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $36.36, the dividend yield is 2.75%.

The previous trading day's last sale of LAZ was $36.36, representing a -5.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.36 and a 39.04% increase over the 52 week low of $26.15.

LAZ is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Franklin Resources, Inc. ( BEN ) and AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. ( AMP ). LAZ's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.57. Zacks Investment Research reports LAZ's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 18.92%, compared to an industry average of 8.3%.

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