Principal Financial Group Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (PFG)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Principal Financial Group (NYSE: PFG) is tomorrow, March 6, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 28 cents per share. At a price of $46.27 as of 9:50 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.5%.

The average volume for Principal Financial Group has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Principal Financial Group has a market cap of $13.24 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Principal Financial Group, Inc. provides retirement savings, investment, and insurance products and services. It operates through Retirement and Investor Services, Principal Global Investors, Principal International, and U.S. Insurance Solutions segments.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Principal Financial Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Principal Financial Group Ratings Report.

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