L Brands, Inc. ( LB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 20, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.34 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 05, 2014. Shareholders who purchased LB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 13.33% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $62.64, the dividend yield is 2.17%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LB was $62.64, representing a -6.73% decrease from the 52 week high of $67.16 and a 23.36% increase over the 52 week low of $50.78.
LB is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as TJX Companies, Inc. ( TJX ) and Gap, Inc. ( GPS ). LB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.1. Zacks Investment Research reports LB's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 3.51%, compared to an industry average of -5.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to LB through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LB as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Core Portfolio ( PXLC ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXLC with an increase of 6.69% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of LB at 0.49%.