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

Lincoln National Corporation ( LNC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LNC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that LNC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $36.98, the dividend yield is 1.3%.

The previous trading day's last sale of LNC was $36.98, representing a -2.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.75 and a 92.91% increase over the 52 week low of $19.17.

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 $4.51. Zacks Investment Research reports LNC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as .21%, compared to an industry average of 7.6%.

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 )
  • N/A (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 24.38% 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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