Principal Financial Group Inc (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 30, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.23 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 28,
2013. Shareholders who purchased PFG stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
27.78% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $38.01, the dividend yield is 2.42%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PFG was $38.01,
representing a -1.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.60 and
a 64.62% increase over the 52 week low of $23.09.
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 $2.53. Zacks Investment Research reports PFG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 24.36%, compared to an
industry average of 10.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 (
- SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (
- First Trust Value Line Equity Allocation Index(sm)Fund (
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWI with an increase of
44.19% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of PFG at 4.15%.