Everest Re Group, Ltd. (RE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 26, 2012


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Everest Re Group, Ltd. ( RE ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 26, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.48 per share scheduled for December 12, 2012. Shareholders who purchased RE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 24th quarter that RE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $104.51, the dividend yield is 1.84%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RE was $104.51, representing a -8.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $114.60 and a 33.34% increase over the 52 week low of $78.38.

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 $15.34. Zacks Investment Research reports RE's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 937.57%, compared to an industry average of 5.8%.

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:

  • 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 )
  • Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Growth ETF ( SCHG )
  • Schwab U.S. Mid Cap ETF ( SCHM )
  • Schwab U.S. Large-Cap ETF ( SCHX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SCHM with an increase of 7.34% over the last 100 days. MDYV has the highest percent weighting of RE at 1.02%.

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

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