Torchmark Corporation (TMK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 02, 2013

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Torchmark Corporation ( TMK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 02, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased TMK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 13.33% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $65.14, the dividend yield is 1.04%.

The previous trading day's last sale of TMK was $65.14, representing a -1.12% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.88 and a 35.06% increase over the 52 week low of $48.23.

TMK is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as China Life Insurance Company Limited ( LFC ) and MetLife, Inc. ( MET ). TMK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.53.

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

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

  • N/A (PIC)
  • SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PIC with an increase of 18.05% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of TMK at 2.96%.



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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