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Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 22, 2014

Prudential Financial, Inc. ( PRU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 22, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.53 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 18, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PRU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that PRU has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $89.29, the dividend yield is 2.37%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PRU was $89.29, representing a -3.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $92.68 and a 20.5% increase over the 52 week low of $74.10.

PRU is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as China Life Insurance Company Limited ( LFC ) and Prudential Public Limited Company ( PUK ). PRU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.94. Zacks Investment Research reports PRU's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as .05%, compared to an industry average of -2.9%.

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

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

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

  • iShares U.S. Insurance ETF ( IAK )
  • PowerShares KBW Insurance Portfoliio ETF ( KBWI )
  • SPDR MFS Systematic Value Equity ETF ( SYV )
  • SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IAK with an increase of 4.98% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PRU at 7.25%.

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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