Lakeland Financial Corporation ( LKFN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 22, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.19 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 05, 2014. Shareholders who purchased LKFN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that LKFN has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of LKFN was $37.38, representing a -4.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.32 and a 56.27% increase over the 52 week low of $23.92.
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 $2.23. Zacks Investment Research reports LKFN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.91%, compared to an industry average of 8.3%.
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