W.R. Berkley Corporation (WRB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 06, 2013


W.R. Berkley Corporation ( WRB ) 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. ( AIG ) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. ( TRV ). 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%.

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 ).

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%.

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.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: AIG , KBWP , TRV , WRB

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