PFG Principal Financial Group

  • PFG
  • Price as of: Dec 01, 05:03 PM EST
  • $52.12
  • +$0.66
  • +1.3%
  • Industry
  • Asset management

PFG Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    2.92% Financial Average 5.48%
  • Annual Payout
    $1.52 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    35.5% EPS $4.28
  • Dividend Growth
    3 yrs Since 2012
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Relative Strength Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking 1 year return is slightly above Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Overall Yield Attractiveness Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Yield is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Reliability Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Payout ratio is considerably higher than industry average and peers
Dividend Uptrend Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Dividends are above average, growing as per Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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Growth History

PFG Dividend Growth History

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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

PFG Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$1.2800 2014 30.6%
$0.9800 2013 25.6%
Historical Dividend Data

PFG Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.3800 2015-10-22 2015-12-03 2015-12-07 2015-12-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2015-07-23 2015-09-02 2015-09-04 2015-09-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2015-04-23 2015-06-04 2015-06-08 2015-06-26 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3600 2015-01-28 2015-03-05 2015-03-09 2015-03-27 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3400 2014-10-23 2014-12-04 2014-12-08 2014-12-26 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3400 2014-07-24 2014-09-04 2014-09-08 2014-09-26 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3200 2014-04-24 2014-06-05 2014-06-09 2014-06-27 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2800 2014-02-03 2014-03-06 2014-03-10 2014-03-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2600 2013-10-24 2013-12-05 2013-12-09 2013-12-27 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2600 2013-07-25 2013-09-03 2013-09-05 2013-09-27 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2013-04-25 2013-05-30 2013-06-03 2013-06-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2013-01-31 2013-03-07 2013-03-11 2013-03-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2100 2012-10-25 2012-12-06 2012-12-10 2012-12-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2100 2012-08-21 2012-09-04 2012-09-06 2012-09-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1800 2012-05-22 2012-05-31 2012-06-04 2012-06-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1800 2012-02-29 2012-03-08 2012-03-12 2012-03-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7000 2011-10-27 2011-11-08 2011-11-10 2011-12-02 Yes Regular Annual
$0.5500 2010-11-01 2010-11-17 2010-11-19 2010-12-03 Yes Regular Annual
$0.5000 2009-10-26 2009-11-10 2009-11-13 2009-12-04 Yes Regular Annual
$0.4500 2008-10-13 2008-11-12 2008-11-14 2008-12-05 Yes Regular Annual
$0.9000 2007-10-29 2007-11-14 2007-11-16 2007-12-07 Yes Regular Annual
$0.8000 2006-11-07 2006-11-20 2006-11-22 2006-12-15 Yes Regular Annual
$0.6500 2005-11-02 2005-11-15 2005-11-17 2005-12-16 Yes Regular Annual
$0.5500 2004-10-22 2004-11-09 2004-11-12 2004-12-17 Yes Regular Annual
$0.4500 2003-10-24 2003-11-05 2003-11-07 2003-12-08 Yes Regular Annual
$0.2500 2002-10-25 2002-11-06 2002-11-08 2002-12-09 Unknown Regular Annual
Company Profile

PFG Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Financial
Industry: Asset Management

Principal Financial Group- (PFG)-provides retirement savings, investment, and insurance products and services in the United States and internationally. It operates in four segments: U.S. Asset Accumulation, Global Asset Management, International Asset Management and Accumulation, and Life and Health Insurance. The company was founded in 1879 and is based in Des Moines, Iowa.

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    After the bell on Thursday, Principal Financial Group (PFG) announced its second quarter earnings, posting an increase in operating earnings and beating analysts' EPS views. The Iowa-based financial services company posted second quarter operating earnings of $271.4 million, or 91 cents per diluted share, which marked a 29% increase from last year's second quarter results. Net income for the quarter came in at $223 million, or 75 cents per diluted share. PFG managed to beat analysts' EPS estimates of 83 cents by 8 cents. The company's revenue for the quarter was $2.317 billion, which fell short of analysts' estimates of $2.39 billion. PFG also announced an increase in its quarterly dividend from 23 cents to 26 cents. The dividend is payable on September 27, 2013 to stockholders of record as of September 5, 2013. Principal Financial Group closed the day up nearly 1%, and was up over 2.5% in after-hours trading. The company's stock is up more than 37% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of Principal Financial Group (PFG) have a yield of 2.27% based on Thursday's closing price of $40.46. Principal Financial Group (PFG) is not recommended at this time, holding a DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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