HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (HCC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 30, 2013

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HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. ( HCC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.225 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 16, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HCC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 36.36% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $45.84, the dividend yield is 1.96%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HCC was $45.84, representing a -1.16% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.38 and a 25.66% increase over the 52 week low of $36.48.

HCC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and Ace Limited ( ACE ). HCC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.96. Zacks Investment Research reports HCC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -.71%, compared to an industry average of 21.5%.

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

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

  • PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XMLV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XMLV with an increase of 1.72% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HCC at 1.52%.



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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