LPL Financial Holdings Inc. ( LPLA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 17, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 01, 2018. Shareholders who purchased LPLA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 14th quarter that LPLA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $69.75, the dividend yield is 1.43%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LPLA was $69.75, representing a -1.25% decrease from the 52 week high of $70.63 and a 83.94% increase over the 52 week low of $37.92.
LPLA is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Morgan Stanley ( MS ) and Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ). LPLA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.07. Zacks Investment Research reports LPLA's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 63%, compared to an industry average of 35.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to LPLA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LPLA as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares DWA Financial Momentum Portfolio ( PFI )
- iShares Morningstar Small-Cap ETF ( JKJ )
- ETF Industry Exposure & Financial Services ETF ( TETF ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is TETF with an increase of 9.05% over the last 100 days. PFI has the highest percent weighting of LPLA at 2.48%.