Lithia Motors, Inc. ( LAD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 09, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.27 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 24, 2017. Shareholders who purchased LAD prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that LAD has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $114.74, the dividend yield is .94%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LAD was $114.74
LAD is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as CarMax Inc ( KMX ) and Genuine Parts Company ( GPC ). LAD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $8.23. Zacks Investment Research reports LAD's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 12.4%, compared to an industry average of 11.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to LAD through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LAD as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares S&P SmallCap Consumer Discretionary Portfolio ( PSCD )
- iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Value ETF ( IJS )
- SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Value ETF (based on S&P SmallCap Value ( SLYV )
- SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap ETF (based on S&P SmallCap 600 Index -- ( SLY )
- iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF ( IJR ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SLYV with an increase of 5.14% over the last 100 days. PSCD has the highest percent weighting of LAD at 2.51%.
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