Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (RGA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 07, 2013

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Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated ( RGA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 07, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RGA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $68.43, the dividend yield is 1.75%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RGA was $68.43, representing a -6.67% decrease from the 52 week high of $73.32 and a 41.5% increase over the 52 week low of $48.36.

RGA is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Aflac Incorporated ( AFL ) and Principal Financial Group Inc ( PFG ). RGA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.75. Zacks Investment Research reports RGA's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -36.75%, compared to an industry average of 6.8%.

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

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

  • iShares Enhanced U.S. Large-Cap ( IELG )
  • SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE )
  • Guggenheim S&P Midcap 400 Pure Value ETF ( RFV )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Earnings Fund ( EZM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EZM with an increase of 12.34% over the last 100 days. IELG has the highest percent weighting of RGA at 2.29%.



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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Referenced Stocks: AFL , EZM , IELG , KIE , PFG , RFV , RGA

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