Owners of Principal Financial Group (NYSE: PFG) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 23 cents per share. At a price of $32.65 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.9%. The average volume for Principal Financial Group has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Principal Financial Group has a market cap of $9.4 billion and is part of the financial services industry. Shares are up 13.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. Principal Financial Group, Inc. provides retirement savings, investment, and insurance products and services. It operates in four segments: Retirement and Investor Services, Principal Global Investors, Principal International, and U.S. Insurance Solutions. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.41. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Principal Financial Group a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Principal Financial Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Principal Financial Group Ratings Report now.