Laclede Group, Inc. ( LG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 09, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.44 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased LG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that LG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $47.19, the dividend yield is 3.73%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LG was $47.19, representing a -1.69% decrease from the 52 week high of $48 and a 10.15% increase over the 52 week low of $42.84.
LG is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Cheniere Energy, Inc. ( LNG ) and Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ( UGP ). LG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.63. Zacks Investment Research reports LG's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 2.67%, compared to an industry average of 10.7%.
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