Principal Financial Group Inc (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 05, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on
December 27, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PFG stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 23.81% increase over the same period a year ago.
At the current stock price of $49.7, the dividend yield is
The previous trading day's last sale of PFG was $49.7,
representing a -2.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.97 and
a 82.05% increase over the 52 week low of $27.30.
PFG is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Aflac Incorporated (
) and Unum Group (
). PFG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.92. Zacks Investment Research reports PFG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 31.01%, compared to an
industry average of 10%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to PFG through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PFG as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW Insurance Portfoliio ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Financial (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Financials ETF (
- First Trust Value Line Equity Allocation Index(sm)Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FVI with an increase of
19.71% over the last 100 days. KBWI has the highest percent
weighting of PFG at 4.8%.