Lincoln National Corporation (
) 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 (
) and MetLife, Inc. (
). 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%.
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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 (
- iShares Morningstar Mid Value Index Fund (
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%.