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Lear Corporation (LEA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 04, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Lear Corporation ( LEA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 04, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LEA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that LEA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $68.75, the dividend yield is .99%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LEA was $68.75, representing a -6.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $73.32 and a 84.96% increase over the 52 week low of $37.17.
LEA is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Honeywell International Inc. ( HON ) and Magna International, Inc. ( MGA ). LEA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $12.96. Zacks Investment Research reports LEA's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.83%, compared to an industry average of 8.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to LEA through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LEA as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Cons. Discret. AlphaDEX ( FXD )
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Growth Portfolio ( PXMG )
- WisdomTree MidCap Earnings Fund ( EZM )
- PowerShares Dynamic MagniQuant ( PIQ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PIQ with an increase of 11.84% over the last 100 days. FXD has the highest percent weighting of LEA at 1.44%.