LPL Financial Holdings Inc. ( LPLA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 08, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 23, 2018. Shareholders who purchased LPLA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 15th quarter that LPLA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $67.22, the dividend yield is 1.49%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LPLA was $67.22, representing a -8.27% decrease from the 52 week high of $73.28 and a 52.5% increase over the 52 week low of $44.08.
LPLA is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ) and Morgan Stanley ( MS ). LPLA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.63. Zacks Investment Research reports LPLA's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 65.87%, compared to an industry average of 38.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to LPLA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LPLA as a top-10 holding:
- ETF Industry Exposure & Financial Services ETF ( TETF ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is TETF with an decrease of -8.97% over the last 100 days.
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