Littelfuse, Inc. ( LFUS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 18, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 05, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LFUS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $84.65, the dividend yield is 1.04%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LFUS was $84.65, representing a -3.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $87.62 and a 77.27% increase over the 52 week low of $47.75.
LFUS is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as ABB Ltd ( ABB ) and Agilent Technologies, Inc. ( A ). LFUS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.47. Zacks Investment Research reports LFUS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 16.14%, compared to an industry average of 12.3%.