Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 21, 2014

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Prudential Financial, Inc. ( PRU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 21, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.53 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 20, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PRU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 32.5% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of PRU was $84.28, representing a -9.06% decrease from the 52 week high of $92.68 and a 56.95% increase over the 52 week low of $53.70.

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 -$1.55. Zacks Investment Research reports PRU's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -4.18%, compared to an industry average of 4.1%.


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

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 )
  • First Trust Mega Cap Alphadex Fund ( FMK )
  • PowerShares DWA Financial Momentum Portfolio ( PFI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PFI with an increase of 6.05% over the last 100 days. IAK has the highest percent weighting of PRU at 7.03%.



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



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Referenced Stocks: PRU , LFC , MET , IAK , KBWI , FMK , PFI

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