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Lincoln National Corporation (LNC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 08, 2013

Lincoln National Corporation ( LNC ) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 08, 2013 and a cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share scheduled for February 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 prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of LNC was $27.9, representing a -0.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.93 and a 46.53% 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 MetLife, Inc. ( MET ). LNC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.61. Zacks Investment Research reports LNC's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 4.06%, compared to an industry average of -2.2%.

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 Dynamic Insurance ( PIC ).

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 LNC at 4.54%.

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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