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

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Lincoln National Corporation ( LNC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LNC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that LNC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $43.1, the dividend yield is 1.11%.

The previous trading day's last sale of LNC was $43.1, representing a -5.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.46 and a 91.47% increase over the 52 week low of $22.51.

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 $4.56. Zacks Investment Research reports LNC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.03%, compared to an industry average of 3.8%.

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 )
  • SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Value ETF ( RPV )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Financials ETF ( RYF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWI with an increase of 9.69% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of LNC at 4.73%.



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: KBWI , KIE , LFC , LNC , MET , RPV , RYF

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