W.R. Berkley Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 06, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on
October 01, 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 same period a year ago. At
the current stock price of $41.08, the dividend yield is .97%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WRB was $41.08,
representing a -9.89% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.59 and
a 11.57% increase over the 52 week low of $36.82.
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 $3.53. Zacks Investment Research reports WRB's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 10.09%, compared to an
industry average of 12.9%.
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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
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWP with an decrease of
-1.49% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of WRB at 4.33%.