Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 23, 2013

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Prudential Financial, Inc. ( PRU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 23, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 19, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PRU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that PRU has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $77.69, the dividend yield is 2.06%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PRU was $77.69, representing a -7.15% decrease from the 52 week high of $83.67 and a 61.28% increase over the 52 week low of $48.17.

PRU is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as China Life Insurance Company Limited ( LFC ) and MetLife, Inc. ( MET ). PRU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$4.57. Zacks Investment Research reports PRU's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 37.94%, compared to an industry average of 13.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PRU Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to PRU through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PRU as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares U.S. Insurance ETF ( IAK )
  • PowerShares KBW Insurance Portfoliio ETF ( KBWI )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Financial ( PFI )
  • SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE )
  • FlexShares International Quality Dividend Dynamic Index Fund ( IQDY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWI with an increase of 11.72% over the last 100 days. IAK has the highest percent weighting of PRU at 6.81%.



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