W.R. Berkley Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 17, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01,
2014. Shareholders who purchased WRB stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that WRB has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of WRB was $40.63,
representing a -10.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.59 and
a 7.43% increase over the 52 week low of $37.82.
WRB is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as American International Group, Inc. (
) and Ace Limited (
). WRB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.55. Zacks Investment Research reports WRB's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 3.59%, compared to an
industry average of 1.3%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to WRB through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WRB as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW Property & Casualty Insurance Portfolio
- PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XMLV with an increase of
5.13% over the last 100 days. KBWP has the highest percent
weighting of WRB at 4.19%.