Everest Re Group, Ltd. (
) 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. (
) and Ace Limited (
). 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%.
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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
- SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (
- PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio (
- SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF (based on S&P MidCap
400 Value (
- iShares S&P MidCap 400/Barra Value Index Fund (
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%.