Everest Re Group, Ltd. (RE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 26, 2013

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Everest Re Group, Ltd. ( RE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.48 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 27th quarter that RE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $138.64, the dividend yield is 1.38%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RE was $138.64, representing a -0.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $139.35 and a 36.38% increase over the 52 week low of $101.66.

RE is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and Ace Limited ( ACE ). RE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $19.01. Zacks Investment Research reports RE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 33.58%, compared to an industry average of 14.1%.

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

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

  • Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF ( IVOV )
  • iShares S&P MidCap 400/Barra Value Index Fund ( IJJ )
  • SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Value ( MDYV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IVOV with an increase of 7.26% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RE at 0.99%.



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



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Referenced Stocks: ACE , AIG , IJJ , IVOV , MDYV , RE

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