Mercury General Corporation (MCY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 10, 2013

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Mercury General Corporation ( MCY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 10, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.615 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 26, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MCY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 0.41% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $49.65, the dividend yield is 4.95%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MCY was $49.65, representing a -2.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $51.00 and a 37.79% increase over the 52 week low of $36.03.

MCY is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and Ace Limited ( ACE ). MCY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.44. Zacks Investment Research reports MCY's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 75.87%, compared to an industry average of 21%.

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



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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