Principal Financial Group Inc (PFG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 06, 2014

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Principal Financial Group Inc ( PFG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 06, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 28, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PFG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.69% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of PFG was $46.37, representing a -9.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.97 and a 44.5% increase over the 52 week low of $32.09.

PFG is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Aflac Incorporated ( AFL ) and Unum Group ( UNM ). PFG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.96. Zacks Investment Research reports PFG's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.3%, compared to an industry average of 4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PFG Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( KBWI )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid Value Index Fund ( JKI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKI with an increase of 13.13% over the last 100 days. KBWI has the highest percent weighting of PFG at 4.65%.



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: PFG , AFL , UNM , KBWI , JKI

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