Prudential Financial, Inc. (
) 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 (
) and MetLife, Inc. (
). 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
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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 (
- PowerShares KBW Insurance Portfoliio ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Financial (
- SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (
- FlexShares International Quality Dividend Dynamic Index Fund
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%.