W.R. Berkley Corporation (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 30, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.09 per share scheduled for December 20,
2012. 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 $39.54, the dividend yield is .91%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WRB was $39.54,
representing a -1.76% decrease from the 52 week high of $40.25 and
a 21.44% increase over the 52 week low of $32.56.
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 $3.23. Zacks Investment Research reports WRB's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 16.94%, compared to an
industry average of 5.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to WRB through an Exchange
Traded Fund (
The following ETF(s) have WRB as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW Property & Casualty Insurance Portfolio
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWP with an increase of
16.56% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of WRB at 4.64%.