Lithia Motors, Inc. (LAD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 06, 2013
Lithia Motors, Inc. ( LAD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 22, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LAD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that LAD has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $64.86, the dividend yield is .8%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LAD was $64.86, representing a -13.45% decrease from the 52 week high of $74.94 and a 105.25% increase over the 52 week low of $31.60.
LAD is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Genuine Parts Company ( GPC ) and CarMax Inc ( KMX ). LAD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.77. Zacks Investment Research reports LAD's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 32.77%, compared to an industry average of 14.7%.
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Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LAD as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares DWA SmallCap Momentum Portfolio ( DWAS ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is DWAS with an increase of 12.63% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of LAD at 0.74%.