ProAssurance Corporation (PRA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 24, 2013

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ProAssurance Corporation ( PRA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 24, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 09, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PRA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $48.44, the dividend yield is 2.48%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PRA was $48.44, representing a -12.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.44 and a 15.89% increase over the 52 week low of $41.80.

PRA is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and Ace Limited ( ACE ). PRA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.29. Zacks Investment Research reports PRA's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -13.41%, compared to an industry average of 21.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PRA Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Financials Portfolio ( PSCF )
  • Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Value ETF ( VIOV )
  • iShares Small Cap 600/BARRA Value Index Fund ( IJS )
  • SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Value ETF (based on S&P SmallCap Value ( SLYV )
  • Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 ETF ( VIOO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VIOO with an increase of 11.23% over the last 100 days. PSCF has the highest percent weighting of PRA at 1.95%.



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