The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 06, 2012


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The Travelers Companies, Inc. ( TRV ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 06, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.46 per share scheduled for December 31, 2012. Shareholders who purchased TRV stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that TRV has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $70.95, the dividend yield is 2.59%.

The previous trading day's last sale of TRV was $70.95, representing a -5.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $74.70 and a 30.71% increase over the 52 week low of $54.28.

TRV is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and Ace Limited ( ACE ). TRV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7. Zacks Investment Research reports TRV's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 81.48%, compared to an industry average of 7.1%.

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

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

  • PowerShares KBW Property & Casualty Insurance Portfolio ETF ( KBWP )
  • PowerShares KBW Insurance Portfoliio ETF ( KBWI )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Insurance Index Fund ( IAK )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Value Portfolio ( PXLV )
  • Powershares FTSE RAFI US 1000 Portfolio ( PRF ).

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 TRV at 9.24%.

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

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