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


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Protective Life Corporation ( PL ) 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 ( LFC ) and MetLife, Inc. ( MET ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PL Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 )
  • iShares Morningstar Small Value Index Fund ( JKL ).

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%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: JKL , LFC , MET , PL , RFV

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