ProAssurance Corporation (PRA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012

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ProAssurance Corporation ( PRA ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $5.5 per share scheduled for December 27, 2012. Shareholders who purchased PRA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2100% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $91.98, the dividend yield is 23.92%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PRA was $91.98, representing a -1.89% decrease from the 52 week high of $93.75 and a 18.49% increase over the 52 week low of $77.63.

PRA is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. ( TRV ). PRA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $10.19. Zacks Investment Research reports PRA's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -10.98%, compared to an industry average of 8.4%.

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

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

  • PowerShares KBW Property & Casualty Insurance Portfolio ETF ( KBWP )
  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCF )
  • SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P SmallCap 600 G ( SLYG )
  • iShares Small Cap 600/BARRA Growth Index Fund ( IJT )
  • iShares Morningstar Small Core Index Fund ( JKJ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWP with an increase of 16% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PRA at 4.78%.



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



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