Principal Financial Group Inc ( PFG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 01, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.54 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29, 2019. Shareholders who purchased PFG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.88% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of PFG was $52.42, representing a -18.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.17 and a 29.69% increase over the 52 week low of $40.42.
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 $5.36. Zacks Investment Research reports PFG's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as -1.13%, compared to an industry average of -2.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PFG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PFG as a top-10 holding:
- ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF ( SDOG )
- SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE )
- NuShares Enhanced Yield US Aggregate Bond ETF ( NUMV )
- Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Financial ETF ( RYF )
- Columbia Sustainable U.S. Equity Income ETF ( ESGS ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is KIE with an decrease of -1.06% over the last 100 days. SDOG has the highest percent weighting of PFG at 231%.