Eastern Insurance Holdings, Inc. (EIHI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012


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Eastern Insurance Holdings, Inc. ( EIHI ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.07 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased EIHI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 20th quarter that EIHI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $16.93, the dividend yield is 1.65%.

The previous trading day's last sale of EIHI was $16.93, representing a -4.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.74 and a 26.25% increase over the 52 week low of $13.41.

EIHI is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. ( TRV ). EIHI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.27. Zacks Investment Research reports EIHI's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 41.89%, compared to an industry average of 14%.

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

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Referenced Stocks: AIG , EIHI , TRV

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