Mercury General Corporation (MCY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 12, 2013

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Mercury General Corporation ( MCY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.6125 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 28, 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 same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of MCY was $36.67, representing a -20.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.04 and a 1.83% increase over the 52 week low of $36.01.

MCY is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. ( TRV ). MCY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.13. Zacks Investment Research reports MCY's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 78.17%, compared to an industry average of .5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MCY Dividend History page.



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