Progressive Corporation (PGR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 27, 2014

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Progressive Corporation ( PGR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 27, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $1.4929 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 07, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PGR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 424.75% increase over the prior year.

The previous trading day's last sale of PGR was $25.19, representing a -11.74% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.54 and a 12.81% increase over the 52 week low of $22.33.

PGR is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and Ace Limited ( ACE ). PGR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.94. Zacks Investment Research reports PGR's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 2.36%, compared to an industry average of 17.2%.

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

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

  • PowerShares KBW Property & Casualty Insurance Portfolio ETF ( KBWP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWP with an increase of 4.76% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PGR at 7.6%.



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: ACE , AIG , KBWP , PGR

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