LPL Financial Holdings Inc. ( LPLA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.19 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 26, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LPLA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 58.33% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $40.88, the dividend yield is 1.86%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LPLA was $40.88, representing a -3.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.27 and a 76.44% increase over the 52 week low of $23.17.
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 $1.63. Zacks Investment Research reports LPLA's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 18.59%, compared to an industry average of 9.5%.