La-Z-Boy Incorporated ( LZB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 27, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased LZB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that LZB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $21.58, the dividend yield is 1.11%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LZB was $21.58, representing a -30.89% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.22 and a 4.96% increase over the 52 week low of $20.56.
LZB is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. ( BBBY ) and Mohawk Industries, Inc. ( MHK ). LZB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.1. Zacks Investment Research reports LZB's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 17.86%, compared to an industry average of 23.2%.