Lincoln National Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 08, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 01,
2013. Shareholders who purchased LNC stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that LNC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $36.98, the dividend yield is 1.3%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LNC was $36.98,
representing a -2.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.75 and
a 92.91% increase over the 52 week low of $19.17.
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 $4.51. Zacks Investment Research reports LNC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as .21%, compared to an industry
average of 7.6%.
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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 (
- N/A (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
24.38% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of LNC at 4.25%.