Protective Life Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 12, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on
December 02, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PL stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 3rd quarter that PL has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $46.64, the dividend yield is 1.72%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PL was $46.64,
representing a -1.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.12 and
a 89.06% 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 $4.21. Zacks Investment Research reports PL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.52%, compared to an
industry average of 4.7%.
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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 (
- iShares Morningstar Small Value Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RFV with an increase of
11.31% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of PL at 2%.