ProAssurance Corporation (
) 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. (
) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. (
). 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
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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
- PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P
- SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P
SmallCap 600 G (
- iShares Small Cap 600/BARRA Growth Index Fund (
- iShares Morningstar Small Core Index Fund (
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%.