Lincoln National Corporation (LNC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 08, 2013


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Lincoln National Corporation ( LNC ) 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 ( LFC ) and MetLife, Inc. ( MET ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the LNC Dividend History page.

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 )
  • N/A (PIC)
  • PowerShares Dynamic Financial ( PFI )
  • SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio ( SPHB ).

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%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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