Primerica, Inc. (PRI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 22, 2013


Primerica, Inc. ( PRI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 22, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.11 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PRI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 120% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $34.55, the dividend yield is 1.27%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PRI was $34.55, representing a -2.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.39 and a 48.41% increase over the 52 week low of $23.28.

PRI is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as China Life Insurance Company Limited ( LFC ) and MetLife, Inc. ( MET ). PRI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.76. Zacks Investment Research reports PRI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.52%, compared to an industry average of 7.4%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to PRI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PRI as a top-10 holding:

  • N/A (PIC)
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Small Value Portfolio ( PXSV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXSV with an increase of 20.79% over the last 100 days. PIC has the highest percent weighting of PRI at 3.08%.

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: LFC , MET , PRI , PXSV

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