4 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: CNO, PFG, ESV, ETN

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Tomorrow, March 7, 2013, 22 U.S. common stocks are scheduled to go ex-dividend. The dividend yields on these stocks range from 0.5% to 7.9%. All of these stocks can be found on our stocks going ex-dividend section of our dividend calendar.

Highlighted Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow:

CNO Financial Group

Owners of CNO Financial Group (NYSE: CNO) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 2 cents per share. At a price of $11.19 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.7%.

The average volume for CNO Financial Group has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. CNO Financial Group has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the insurance industry. Shares are up 18.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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CNO Financial Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the development, marketing, and administration of health insurance, annuity, individual life insurance, and other insurance products for senior and middle-income markets in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.06. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates CNO Financial Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates CNO Financial Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full CNO Financial Group Ratings Report now.

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