Leidos Holdings, Inc. ( LDOS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 16, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.32 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 30, 2016. Shareholders who purchased LDOS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -97.65% decrease from the prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $41.33, the dividend yield is 9.29%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LDOS was $41.33, representing a -30.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $59.52 and a 9.37% increase over the 52 week low of $37.79.
LDOS is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Yahoo! Inc. ( YHOO ) and Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ( ADP ). LDOS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.6. Zacks Investment Research reports LDOS's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 11.19%, compared to an industry average of -.1%.