Lincoln National Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 05, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 01, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased LNC 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 $31.85, the dividend yield is 1.51%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LNC was $31.85,
representing a -5.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.66 and
a 67.28% increase over the 52 week low of $19.04.
LNC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as China Life Insurance Company Limited (
) and Prudential Public Limited Company (
). LNC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.48. Zacks Investment Research reports LNC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -.04%, compared to an
industry average of 4.7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 (
- PowerShares Dynamic Insurance Portfolio (PIC)
- PowerShares Dynamic Financial (
- SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWI with an increase of
32.01% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of LNC at 4.25%.