Mercury General Corporation (
) 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. (
) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. (
). 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%.
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