CNO Financial Group, Inc. (CNO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 06, 2013

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CNO Financial Group, Inc. ( CNO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 24, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CNO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 50% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $14.31, the dividend yield is .84%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CNO was $14.31, representing a -4.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $14.97 and a 73.24% increase over the 52 week low of $8.26.

CNO is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Aflac Incorporated ( AFL ) and Principal Financial Group Inc ( PFG ). CNO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.78. Zacks Investment Research reports CNO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 56.23%, compared to an industry average of 13.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CNO Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE )
  • iShares Russell 2000 Value Index Fund ( IWN ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KIE with an increase of 5.38% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CNO at 2.34%.



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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Referenced Stocks: AFL , CNO , IWN , KIE , PFG

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