Protective Life Corporation (PL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 21, 2014

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Protective Life Corporation ( PL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 21, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that PL has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of PL was $51.23, representing a -3.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $53.08 and a 64.09% increase over the 52 week low of $31.22.

PL is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as China Life Insurance Company Limited ( LFC ) and MetLife, Inc. ( MET ). PL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.86. Zacks Investment Research reports PL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 12%, compared to an industry average of 10.7%.

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.

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

  • SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KIE with an increase of 4.79% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PL at 2.18%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: LFC , MET , KIE

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