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

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Lincoln National Corporation ( LNC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 08, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 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 prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of LNC was $51.17, representing a -2.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $52.27 and a 88.96% increase over the 52 week low of $27.08.

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 $4.38. Zacks Investment Research reports LNC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 9.56%, compared to an industry average of 9.4%.

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 )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Financial ( PFI )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid Value Index Fund ( JKI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PFI with an increase of 9.7% over the last 100 days. KBWI has the highest percent weighting of LNC at 4.47%.



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: JKI , KBWI , LFC , LNC , MET , PFI

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