W.R. Berkley Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 07, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 02, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased WRB stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
11.11% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $40.2, the dividend yield is 1%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WRB was $40.2,
representing a -11.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.59 and
a 11.42% increase over the 52 week low of $36.08.
WRB is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as American International Group, Inc. (
) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. (
). WRB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.47. Zacks Investment Research reports WRB's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 10.73%, compared to an
industry average of 15.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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
- SPDR S&P Mortgage Finance ETF (
- SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (
- PowerShares DWA Technical Leaders Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWP with an increase of
16.33% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of WRB at 4.72%.