Lincoln National Corporation (LNC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 08, 2014


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Lincoln National Corporation ( LNC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 08, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased LNC 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 $50.38, the dividend yield is 1.27%.

The previous trading day's last sale of LNC was $50.38, representing a -5.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $53.26 and a 67.71% increase over the 52 week low of $30.04.

LNC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as China Life Insurance Company Limited ( LFC ) and MetLife, Inc. ( MET ). LNC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.53. Zacks Investment Research reports LNC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.63%, compared to an industry average of 10.3%.

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

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

  • PowerShares KBW Insurance Portfoliio ETF ( KBWI )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid Value Index Fund ( JKI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKI with an increase of 7.32% over the last 100 days. KBWI has the highest percent weighting of LNC at 4.51%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: LNC , LFC , MET , KBWI , JKI

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