3.05% Aug 20, 01:13 PM
$5.32 Paid Quarterly
47.5% EPS $11.21
11 years Since 2003
8 days Aug 28, 2014

LMT - Upcoming Dividend Payouts
Next Ex-Dividend Date Aug 28

Amount Declare Date Ex-Dividend Date ▲ Record Date Pay Date Payout Type
$1.3300 2014-06-26 2014-08-28 2014-09-02 2014-09-26 Regular
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LMT - Dividend Yield & Stock Price History
Current Dividend Yield 3.05%

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LMT - Dividend Payout History
Current Annual Payout $5.32

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LMT - Dividend Growth History

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Reveal Dividend Growth History for LMT. 21.9% 15.2% 11 years
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LMT - Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth
Payouts Increasing For 11 years

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$4.7800 2013 15.2%
$4.1500 2012 27.7%

LMT - Historical Dividend Data
Payouts Increasing For 11 years

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$1.3300 2014-06-26 2014-08-28 2014-09-02 2014-09-26 Yes Regular Quarter
$1.3300 2014-04-24 2014-05-29 2014-06-02 2014-06-27 Yes Regular Quarter
$1.3300 2014-01-23 2014-02-27 2014-03-03 2014-03-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$1.3300 2013-09-26 2013-11-27 2013-12-02 2013-12-27 Yes Regular Quarter
$1.1500 2013-06-27 2013-08-29 2013-09-03 2013-09-27 Yes Regular Quarter

Lockheed Martin (LMT) - News

  • This market just keeps on chugging along higher, and anyone on the sidelines patiently waiting for a meaningful correction has been left behind in...
  • Lockheed Martin (LMT) reported its second quarter earnings before the opening bell on Tuesday morning, posting lower sales and higher earnings...
  • Early on Wednesday morning, it was announced that defense company Lockheed Martin (LMT) won a contract with the U.S. Air Force to work on two...
  • Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its...
  • Before the opening bell on Tuesday, Lockheed Martin (LMT) reported its first quarter earnings, with net sales decreasing and earnings increasing...
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation Beats Estimates; Gives FY2014 Guidance (LMT)

    Lockheed Martin (LMT) reported its fourth quarter earnings early on Thursday morning, posting a decline in its quarterly sales from last year's same period. LMT's Earnings in Brief
    • Lockheed Martin reported fourth quarter revenues of $11.5 billion, down from last year's Q4 revenues of $12.1 billion.
    • Net earnings for the quarter came in at $488 million, or $1.50 per share, down significantly from last year's Q4 figures of $569 million, or $1.73 per share. However, on an adjusted basis, not including one-time charges, LMT's EPS for the quarter came in at $2.04.
    • LMT beat analysts' expectations of $1.99 EPS on revenues of $11.34 billion.
    • Looking ahead to the FY2014, Lockheed Martin sees EPS in the range of $10.25 to $10.55, and revenue in the range of $44 billion to $45.5 billion.
    CEO Commentary Marillyn Hewson, LMT's chairman, president and CEO, had the following comments: "Our employees delivered exceptional performance for our customers in 2013 resulting in record backlog, earnings, and profit margin as well as strong cash generation. Looking ahead to 2014, we will continue our focus on improving operational efficiency, reducing our cost structure, investing in innovations to address our customers' future challenges and returning value to our shareholders." Lockheed's Dividend Lockheed Martin announced no changes to its dividend in its earnings report. The company most recently raised its dividend for its December payout, boosting the quarterly dividend from $1.15 to $1.33. The company should declare its next dividend in the coming weeks. Stock Performance LMT stock was up $1.34, 0r 0.86%, in pre-market trading on Thursday. This year, the company's stock is up 7.24%.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Lockheed Martin (LMT) have a yield of 3.4% based on Wednesday's closing price of $156.65 and the company's annualized payout of $5.32. Lockheed Martin (LMT)  is recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Lockheed Martin Corporation 2014 Outlook Hinges on Budget Deal (LMT)

    The Maryland-based aerospace and defense manufacturer, Lockheed Martin (LMT) , announced on Monday that it may have to revise its outlook for the year ahead depending on whether or not Congress passes the proposed two-year budget deal. Marillyn Hewson, the company's CEO, is hopeful that the U.S. Senate will approve the proposed agreement that passed through the House of Representatives last week. The proposed budget deal would call for roughly half of the $52 billion in automatic spending cuts facing the Pentagon in 2014. Hewson went on to state "We had factored sequestration in, so now that we have more input ... assuming that the budget gets approved, we'll have an opportunity to revisit what our outlook is." Shareholders can expect for any revisions in the company's guidance to be issued during the next earnings call on January 23rd, 2014. If the budget deal passes, Lockheed Martin will most likely revise upwards its outlook to reflect the higher defense budget that the U.S. government will have to spare. Lockheed Martin shares inched higher to kick off the week, gaining 0.73% as the closing bell rang. The stock is up nearly 52% year-to-date.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Lockheed Martin (LMT) are yielding 3.8% based on Monday's closing price of $140.05. Lockheed Martin (LMT) is recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Lockheed Martin Q3 Profits Rise, Matching Estimates; Improves Outlook (LMT)

    Shares of aerospace company Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) were up on Tuesday morning after the company reported higher Q3 earnings and an improved outlook for FY2013. The Bethesda, MD based company posted third quarter earnings of $842 million or $2.57 per share, compared to $727 million, or $2.21 per share a year ago. Adjusted earnings were $873 million, or $2.66 per share, which matched analysts estimates. Revenue for the quarter was $11.3 billion from $11.9 billion last year. On average, analysts expected to see revenue of $11.15 billion. Looking ahead, LMT has boosted its earnings outlook for FY2013 from a range of $9.20 - $9.50 per share to a new range of $9.40 - $9.70 per share. The company now expects to see sales for the year of $45 million. Analysts are expecting to see earnings of $9.50 per share and $44.97 billion in revenue Lockheed Martin shares were up $3.50, or 2.79% during premarket trading Tuesday. The stock is up 36% YTD.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) have a 4.25% yield, based on Monday's closing price of $125.30. Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) is a "Recommended" dividend stock at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Defense darling Lockheed Martin (LMT) announced a substantial dividend increase today. The Bethesda, MD-based company announced today that it...
  • Lockheed Martin Acquires Armor Group (LMT)

    The Maryland-based aerospace & defense manufacturer Lockheed Martin (LMT) announced on Wednesday that it is acquiring an IT firm based in the United Kingdom. Specifically, Lockheed Martin is acquiring Armor Group, which is a company that specializes in providing information technology services to businesses in the energy, transport, and public services sectors. Headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland, Armor Group is a privately held company with offices in 15 countries and a staff of over 500 employees. One of the company's biggest success stories is the Chroma Airport Suite, which is an operational system used in more tan 75 airports to help track both aircraft movements as well as passengers. Lockheed Martin did not disclose any specific terms regarding the acquisition. Lockheed Martin shares climbed higher on Wednesday, gaining 1.20% on the day. The stock is up 37% YTD.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Lockheed Martin (LMT) are yielding 3.63% based on Wednesday's closing price of $126.57. Lockheed Martin (LMT) is recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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