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Leucadia National Corporation (LUK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012
By: NASDAQ.com News
Leucadia National Corporation ( LUK ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased LUK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that LUK has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of LUK was $23.25, representing a -21.95% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.79 and a 18.74% increase over the 52 week low of $19.58.
LUK is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Masco Corporation ( MAS ) and Louisiana-Pacific Corporation ( LPX ). LUK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.07. Zacks Investment Research reports LUK's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 5300%, compared to an industry average of 8.7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the LUK Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to LUK through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LUK as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Listed Private Equity ( PSP )
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Telecommunications Index Fund ( IYZ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSP with an increase of 10.43% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of LUK at 3.73%.