RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (RNR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012

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RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. ( RNR ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.27 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased RNR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that RNR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $80.5, the dividend yield is 1.34%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RNR was $80.5, representing a -2.73% decrease from the 52 week high of $82.76 and a 15% increase over the 52 week low of $70.

RNR is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. ( TRV ). RNR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $11.83. Zacks Investment Research reports RNR's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 349.13%, compared to an industry average of 6%.

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

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

  • PowerShares KBW Property & Casualty Insurance Portfolio ETF ( KBWP )
  • Schwab U.S. Mid Cap ETF ( SCHM ).

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 RNR at 4.23%.



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: AIG , KBWP , RNR , SCHM , TRV

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