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Lincoln National Corporation (LNC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 08, 2014

Lincoln National Corporation ( LNC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 08, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased LNC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 33.33% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $50.38, the dividend yield is 1.27%.

The previous trading day's last sale of LNC was $50.38, representing a -5.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $53.26 and a 67.71% increase over the 52 week low of $30.04.

LNC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as China Life Insurance Company Limited ( LFC ) and MetLife, Inc. ( MET ). LNC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.53. Zacks Investment Research reports LNC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.63%, compared to an industry average of 10.3%.

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

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 )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid Value Index Fund ( JKI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKI with an increase of 7.32% over the last 100 days. KBWI has the highest percent weighting of LNC at 4.51%.

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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