Protective Life Corporation (PL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 14, 2013

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Protective Life Corporation ( PL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 14, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 04, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that PL has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of PL was $31.82, representing a -2.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.71 and a 28.98% 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 $3.64. Zacks Investment Research reports PL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as .34%, compared to an industry average of 7.3%.


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:

  • Guggenheim S&P Midcap 400 Pure Value ETF ( RFV )
  • First Trust Financials AlphaDEX ( FXO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RFV with an increase of 13.72% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PL at 2.19%.



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: FXO , LFC , MET , PL , RFV

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