CNA Financial Corporation (CNA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 09, 2013

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CNA Financial Corporation ( CNA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 09, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 29, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CNA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 33.33% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $34.49, the dividend yield is 2.32%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CNA was $34.49, representing a -1.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $34.97 and a 34.15% increase over the 52 week low of $25.71.

CNA is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. ( TRV ). CNA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.34. Zacks Investment Research reports CNA's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 40.67%, compared to an industry average of 13.3%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CNA Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to CNA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CNA as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Insurance Portfolio (PIC).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PIC with an increase of 11.96% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CNA at 4.93%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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