Lithia Motors, Inc. (LAD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 08, 2018

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Lithia Motors, Inc. ( LAD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 08, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.27 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 23, 2018. Shareholders who purchased LAD prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that LAD has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of LAD was $106.16, representing a -17.06% decrease from the 52 week high of $127.99 and a 31.26% increase over the 52 week low of $80.88.

LAD is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Genuine Parts Company ( GPC ) and Copart, Inc. ( CPRT ). LAD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $9.76. Zacks Investment Research reports LAD's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 22.84%, compared to an industry average of 25.2%.

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:

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Consumer Discretionary Portfolio ( PSCD )
  • SPDR S&P Retail ETF ( XRT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XRT with an increase of 12.69% over the last 100 days. PSCD has the highest percent weighting of LAD at 2.22%.

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 , CPRT , PSCD , XRT

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