Lithia Motors, Inc. ( LAD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 10, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.29 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 25, 2018. Shareholders who purchased LAD prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $96.09, the dividend yield is 1.21%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LAD was $96.09, representing a -24.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $127.99 and a 11.67% increase over the 52 week low of $86.05.
LAD is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Genuine Parts Company ( GPC ) and Copart, Inc. ( CPRT ). LAD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $9.82. Zacks Investment Research reports LAD's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 26.64%, compared to an industry average of 22.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to LAD through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LAD as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCD with an increase of 3.69% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of LAD at 2.07%.