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Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 12, 2015

Eli Lilly and Company ( LLY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 12, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2015. Shareholders who purchased LLY prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that LLY has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $83.51, the dividend yield is 2.39%.

The previous trading day's last sale of LLY was $83.51, representing a -7.4% decrease from the 52 week high of $90.18 and a 38.12% increase over the 52 week low of $60.46.

LLY is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) and Novartis AG ( NVS ). LLY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.93. Zacks Investment Research reports LLY's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 17.75%, compared to an industry average of 4%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to LLY through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have LLY as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares U.S. Pharmaceutical ETF ( IHE )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Pharmaceuticals ( PJP )
  • SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF ( XPH )
  • First Trust Morningstar ETF ( FDL )
  • FlexShares Ready Access Variable Income Fund ( RAVI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PJP with an increase of 0.72% over the last 100 days. IHE has the highest percent weighting of LLY at 4.82%.

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


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

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