Legg Mason (NYSE: LM) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 11 cents per share. At a price of $30.19 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.5%. The average volume for Legg Mason has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Legg Mason has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the financial services industry. Shares are up 17.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. Legg Mason, Inc. provides asset management and related financial services to institutional and individual clients, company-sponsored mutual funds, and other pooled investment vehicles worldwide. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Legg Mason a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Legg Mason as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Legg Mason Ratings Report now.
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