Principal Financial Group Inc (
) 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 (
) and Unum Group (
). 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%.
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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 (
- iShares Morningstar Mid Value Index Fund (
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%.