Everest Re Group, Ltd. (RE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 02, 2013

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Everest Re Group, Ltd. ( RE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 02, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.75 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 56.25% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $157.75, the dividend yield is 1.9%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RE was $157.75, representing a -1.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $159.86 and a 50.6% increase over the 52 week low of $104.75.

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. Zacks Investment Research reports RE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 44.98%, compared to an industry average of 21.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the RE Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • PowerShares KBW Property & Casualty Insurance Portfolio ETF ( KBWP )
  • SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE )
  • PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XMLV )
  • SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Value ( MDYV )
  • iShares S&P MidCap 400/Barra Value Index Fund ( IJJ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KIE with an increase of 12.23% over the last 100 days. KBWP has the highest percent weighting of RE at 4.2%.

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