LSC Communications Inc (LKSD) To Go Ex-Dividend on November 14th

LSC Communications Inc (NYSE:LKSD) declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 26th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Thursday, November 15th will be given a dividend of 0.26 per share on Tuesday, December 4th. This represents a $1.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 10.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 14th.

LSC Communications has a payout ratio of 51.0% indicating that its dividend is sufficiently covered by earnings. Equities analysts expect LSC Communications to earn $2.06 per share next year, which means the company should continue to be able to cover its $1.04 annual dividend with an expected future payout ratio of 50.5%.

LSC Communications stock opened at $10.38 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 1.27, a quick ratio of 0.98 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.06. The company has a market capitalization of $347.86 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.48, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of -3.10 and a beta of 0.14. LSC Communications has a 1 year low of $7.78 and a 1 year high of $18.64.

LSC Communications (NYSE:LKSD) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 31st. The company reported $0.74 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.86 by ($0.12). The business had revenue of $1.02 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $971.00 million. LSC Communications had a positive return on equity of 23.53% and a negative net margin of 1.67%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 8.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.73 EPS. Sell-side analysts predict that LSC Communications will post 1.68 earnings per share for the current year.

Several research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of LSC Communications from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday. Citigroup decreased their price target on shares of LSC Communications from $14.00 to $11.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, November 2nd. Buckingham Research decreased their price target on shares of LSC Communications from $22.00 to $19.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, November 1st. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of LSC Communications from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 2nd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $14.40.

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LSC Communications Company Profile

LSC Communications, Inc provides various traditional and digital print services, print-related services, and office products. It operates through Print and Office Products segments. The Print segment produces magazines, catalogs, retail inserts, books, and directories. It also provides supply-chain management and various print-related services, including mail-list management and sortation, e-book formatting, and distribution services.

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