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