Lithia Motors, Inc. (LAD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 14, 2018

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Lithia Motors, Inc. ( LAD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.29 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 29, 2018. Shareholders who purchased LAD prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.41% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $85.94, the dividend yield is 1.35%.

The previous trading day's last sale of LAD was $85.94, representing a -32.85% decrease from the 52 week high of $127.99 and a 8.99% increase over the 52 week low of $78.85.

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 $10.14. Zacks Investment Research reports LAD's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 13.23%, compared to an industry average of 18.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the LAD Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to LAD through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LAD as a top-10 holding:

  • Invesco S&P SmallCap Consumer Discretionary ETF ( PSCD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCD with an increase of 16.57% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of LAD at 2.03%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: LAD , GPC , KMX , PSCD

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