Brown & Brown, Inc. (BRO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 28, 2013

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Brown & Brown, Inc. ( BRO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 28, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 13, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BRO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.88% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of BRO was $27.5, representing a -2.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.17 and a 25.46% increase over the 52 week low of $21.92.

BRO is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. ( MMC ) and Aon plc ( AON ). BRO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.22. Zacks Investment Research reports BRO's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 9.07%, compared to an industry average of -9.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BRO Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to BRO through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BRO as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Small Core Portfolio ( PXSC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXSC with an increase of 11.32% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BRO at 0.55%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: AON , BRO , MMC , PXSC

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