Protective Life Corporation (PL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 14, 2014

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Protective Life Corporation ( PL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 14, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $69.69, the dividend yield is 1.38%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PL was $69.69, representing a -0.27% decrease from the 52 week high of $69.88 and a 68.9% increase over the 52 week low of $41.26.

PL is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as China Life Insurance Company Limited ( LFC ) and Prudential Public Limited Company ( PUK ). PL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.98. Zacks Investment Research reports PL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 15.28%, compared to an industry average of %.

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

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Referenced Symbols: LFC , PUK

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