W.R. Berkley Corporation (WRB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 29, 2013

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W.R. Berkley Corporation ( WRB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 19, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WRB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that WRB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $44.12, the dividend yield is .91%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WRB was $44.12, representing a -3.22% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.59 and a 18.32% increase over the 52 week low of $37.29.

WRB is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and Ace Limited ( ACE ). WRB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.79. Zacks Investment Research reports WRB's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.75%, compared to an industry average of 21.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WRB Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ETF ( KBWP )
  • PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XMLV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWP with an increase of 11.21% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WRB at 4.32%.



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: ACE , AIG , KBWP , WRB , XMLV

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