Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd (PTP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 29, 2012

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Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd ( PTP ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 29, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.08 per share scheduled for December 31, 2012. Shareholders who purchased PTP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 38th quarter that PTP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $43.93, the dividend yield is .73%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PTP was $43.93, representing a -6.27% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.87 and a 39.37% increase over the 52 week low of $31.52.

PTP is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. ( TRV ). PTP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.19. Zacks Investment Research reports PTP's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 168.74%, compared to an industry average of 5.3%.

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

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

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