Protective Life Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 12, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PL stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 11.11% increase over the same period a year ago.
At the current stock price of $43.46, the dividend yield is
The previous trading day's last sale of PL was $43.46,
representing a -5.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.09 and
a 76.17% increase over the 52 week low of $24.67.
PL is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as China Life Insurance Company Limited (
) and MetLife, Inc. (
). PL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.79. Zacks Investment Research reports PL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.56%, compared to an
industry average of 5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to PL through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PL as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (
- iShares Morningstar Small Value Index Fund (
- Guggenheim Raymond James SB-1 Equity Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RYJ with an increase of
14.54% over the last 100 days. KIE has the highest percent
weighting of PL at 2.27%.