W.R. Berkley Corporation (
) 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. (
) and Ace Limited (
). 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%.
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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 KBWP with an increase of
11.21% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of WRB at 4.32%.