Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 22, 2013

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Prudential Financial, Inc. ( PRU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 22, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.53 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 19, 2013. 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price of $88.89, the dividend yield is 2.38%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PRU was $88.89, representing a -1.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $89.96 and a 76.72% increase over the 52 week low of $50.30.

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 -$1.07. Zacks Investment Research reports PRU's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 53.88%, compared to an industry average of 16.2%.

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:

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

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWI with an increase of 18.83% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PRU at 6.53%.



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: IAK , IQDY , KBWI , LFC , MET , PFI , PRU

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