Leidos Holdings, Inc. ( LDOS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.32 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 30, 2018. Shareholders who purchased LDOS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 20th quarter that LDOS has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of LDOS was $69.34, representing a -0.89% decrease from the 52 week high of $69.96 and a 39.13% increase over the 52 week low of $49.84.
LDOS is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Altaba Inc. ( AABA ) and Fiserv, Inc. ( FISV ). LDOS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.38. Zacks Investment Research reports LDOS's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 18.44%, compared to an industry average of 14.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to LDOS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LDOS as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Trust ( TCHF )
- iShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF ( IJJ )
- SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Value ( MDYV )
- Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF ( IVOV )
- Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF ( VBR ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is TCHF with an increase of 10.28% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of LDOS at 1.59%.
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