Symetra Financial Corporation (SYA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 14, 2013

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Symetra Financial Corporation ( SYA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.08 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SYA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 14.29% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $13.45, the dividend yield is 2.38%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SYA was $13.45, representing a -3.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $14 and a 24.88% increase over the 52 week low of $10.77.

SYA is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as China Life Insurance Company Limited ( LFC ) and Prudential Public Limited Company ( PUK ). SYA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.42. Zacks Investment Research reports SYA's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.32%, compared to an industry average of 7.4%.


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

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

  • WisdomTree SmallCap Earnings Fund ( EES )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Small Value Portfolio ( PXSV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXSV with an increase of 19.72% over the last 100 days. EES has the highest percent weighting of SYA at 0.7%.



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: EES , LFC , PUK , PXSV , SYA

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