Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (LECO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 26, 2013
Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. ( LECO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LECO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that LECO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $67.01, the dividend yield is 1.19%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LECO was $67.01, representing a -3.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $69.35 and a 78.08% increase over the 52 week low of $37.63.
LECO is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and ASML Holding N.V. ( ASML ). LECO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.18. Zacks Investment Research reports LECO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.21%, compared to an industry average of 9.3%.
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The following ETF(s) have LECO as a top-10 holding:
- Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF ( VBK ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is VBK with an increase of 15.28% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of LECO at 0.45%.