Lakeland Financial Corporation ( LKFN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 21, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 05, 2016. Shareholders who purchased LKFN prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 14.29% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $46.46, the dividend yield is 2.41%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LKFN was $46.46, representing a -6.12% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.49 and a 20.02% increase over the 52 week low of $38.71.
LKFN is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). LKFN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.76. Zacks Investment Research reports LKFN's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 5.09%, compared to an industry average of 10.4%.