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Principal Financial Group Inc (PFG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 01, 2016

Principal Financial Group Inc ( PFG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 01, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.43 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 27, 2016. Shareholders who purchased PFG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.88% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $57.19, the dividend yield is 3.01%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PFG was $57.19, representing a -2.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.85 and a 72.83% increase over the 52 week low of $33.09.

PFG is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Aflac Incorporated ( AFL ) and Unum Group ( UNM ). PFG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.27. Zacks Investment Research reports PFG's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 3.87%, compared to an industry average of -2.3%.

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

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

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

  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Financial ( XLF )
  • AdvisorShares Wilshire Buyback ETF ( TTFS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XLF with an increase of 19.19% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PFG at 0.55%.

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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