Protective Life Corporation (PL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 12, 2013

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Protective Life Corporation ( PL ) 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 1.84%.

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 ( LFC ) and MetLife, Inc. ( MET ). 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 PL Dividend History page.

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 ( KIE )
  • iShares Morningstar Small Value Index Fund ( JKL )
  • Guggenheim Raymond James SB-1 Equity Fund ( RYJ ).

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%.



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: JKL , KIE , LFC , MET , PL , RYJ

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