Lazard Limited (LAZ) dividend stock





  • Yield

     3.46%
  • Dividend

     1.64
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     18.3%
  • Dividend increased

     8 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     51%
  • Dividend pay date

     5/19/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     5/4/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     N/A yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     + 38.4%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     12 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     21.8
  • Tweed factor

     7.1
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
38.4%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
-74.5%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
-53.1%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
-35.8%
Price change from 52 week high   
-0.5%
Price change from 50 days average   
3.2%
Price change from 200 days average   
7.1%
Price info
Change
0.38 (0.81%)


Last price
47.40 USD


Day range
46.89 - 47.44


Year range
32.53 - 47.62

Financial health
Current ratio
2.80


Debt/equity ratio
73.68


Cash
1.17B


Debt
1.01B


Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
14.67


Price/book (P/B)
5.01


Forward price/earning (P/E)
12.95


Price/sales (P/S)
2.35


PEG
1.69


Market cap
5.81B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
0.3600,0.4000,0.4500
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
11.8%
2.7900,0.0600,-1.6800
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
nan%
10 year history
0.3600,0.4000,0.4500,0.5000,0.6050,0.7600,0.9500,1.2000,1.3500,1.4000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
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  • 11
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  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
16.3%
2.7900,0.0600,-1.6800,1.3600,1.3600,0.6500,1.2100,3.2000,7.4000,7.4000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
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  • 15
  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
11.4%
1.3600,3.3000,3.8600,5.7800,6.4700,4.9400,4.8300,4.6800,9.2000,10.1200
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  • 08
  • 09
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  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
25.0%
14.5000,776.0000,0.0000,39.6000,28.7000,147.3000,113.0000,50.1000,17.3000,18.2000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
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  • 15
  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
2.6%
62.0000,61.0000,78.0000,138.0000,138.0000,129.0000,134.0000,134.0000,133.0000,133.0000
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  • 08
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  • 15
  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
8.9%
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Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   Franklin Resources 37 yrs1.71%16.7%
USA   Eaton Vance 36 yrs2.28%7.7%
USA   T. Rowe Price Group 31 yrs2.81%11.7%
USA   SEI Investments Company 26 yrs0.99%18.8%
USA   Westwood Holdings Group 15 yrs4.25%10.6%
USA   Ameriprise Financial 13 yrs2.41%25.2%
United Kingdom   BROOKS MACDONALD 12 yrs1.24%15.3%
Canada   Gluskin Sheff + Associates 11 yrs5.86%11.7%
Company profile
Empoloyees
2,568


Sector


Website


Founded
1848


Industry


SEC filings




Lazard Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a financial advisory and asset management firm. Its Financial Advisory segment offers various financial advisory services on mergers and acquisitions, and other strategic matters, as well as on restructurings, capital structure, capital raisin...
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Address:
2 Church Street, Clarendon House, Hamilton, HM 11

Phone:
+1441 2951422
The dividend of Lazard Limited is 1.64 USD and their yield is 3.46%. The company has increased the dividend for 8 years. LAZ has a payout ratio of 51%, meaning that 51% of their earnings are paid as dividends. If their dividend growth rate stays the same, the dividend payback period would be 12 years. Their dividend has been growing by 18.3% a year for the last 5 years (on average). 5/4/2017 is the ex-dividend date for Lazard Limited, while 5/19/2017 is the dividend pay date. It was founded in 1848 and is a US company with 2,568 employees. They are in the financial sector and the asset management industry. Our dividend rating for this stock is 3.2 / 5 stars.






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