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

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Mercury General Corporation ( MCY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 10, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.6125 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 26, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MCY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that MCY has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $45.19, the dividend yield is 5.42%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MCY was $45.19, representing a -3.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.98 and a 25.42% 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 The Travelers Companies, Inc. ( TRV ). MCY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.93. Zacks Investment Research reports MCY's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 87.56%, compared to an industry average of 13%.

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 Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: AIG , MCY , TRV

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