Everest Re Group, Ltd. (
) 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. (
) and Ace Limited (
). 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
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Interested in gaining exposure to RE through an Exchange
Traded Fund (
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 (
- iShares S&P MidCap 400/Barra Value Index Fund (
- Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Growth ETF (
- Schwab U.S. Mid Cap ETF (
- Schwab U.S. Large-Cap ETF (
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%.