PartnerRe Ltd. (PRE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 16, 2013


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PartnerRe Ltd. ( PRE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 16, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.64 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PRE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.23% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $92.97, the dividend yield is 2.75%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PRE was $92.97, representing a -3.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $96.41 and a 33.16% increase over the 52 week low of $69.82.

PRE is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Aflac Incorporated ( AFL ) and Principal Financial Group Inc ( PFG ). PRE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $15.12. Zacks Investment Research reports PRE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -12.86%, compared to an industry average of 14.3%.

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

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

  • PowerShares KBW Property & Casualty Insurance Portfolio ETF ( KBWP )
  • SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE )
  • PowerShares Intl Dividend Achievers ( PID )
  • Schwab US Dividend Equity ETF ( SCHD )
  • Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Growth ETF ( SCHG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWP with an increase of 28.14% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PRE at 4.28%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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