Protective Life Corporation (
) 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 (
) and MetLife, Inc. (
). 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
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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 (
- First Trust Financials AlphaDEX (
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%.