Protective Life Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 22, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10, 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $38.71, the dividend yield is 2.07%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PL was $38.71,
representing a -1.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.32 and
a 56.91% 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 $3.43. Zacks Investment Research reports PL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.7%, compared to an industry
average of 7.4%.
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 (
- Guggenheim S&P Midcap 400 Pure Value ETF (
- First Trust Financials AlphaDEX (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KIE with an increase of
23.63% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of PL at 2.44%.