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Lincoln National Corporation (LNC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 05, 2013

Lincoln National Corporation ( LNC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 05, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LNC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 50% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $31.85, the dividend yield is 1.51%.

The previous trading day's last sale of LNC was $31.85, representing a -5.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.66 and a 67.28% increase over the 52 week low of $19.04.

LNC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as China Life Insurance Company Limited ( LFC ) and Prudential Public Limited Company ( PUK ). LNC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.48. Zacks Investment Research reports LNC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -.04%, compared to an industry average of 4.7%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to LNC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have LNC as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares KBW Insurance Portfoliio ETF ( KBWI )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Insurance Portfolio (PIC)
  • PowerShares Dynamic Financial ( PFI )
  • SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio ( SPHB ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWI with an increase of 32.01% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of LNC at 4.25%.

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


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

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