Everest Re Group, Ltd. (RE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 10, 2014
Everest Re Group, Ltd. ( RE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 10, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.75 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 26, 2014. Shareholders who purchased RE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 56.25% increase over the same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of RE was $148.98, representing a -6.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $159.86 and a 21.23% increase over the 52 week low of $122.89.
RE is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and Ace Limited ( ACE ). RE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $25.41. Zacks Investment Research reports RE's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -18.83%, compared to an industry average of 1.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to RE through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RE as a top-10 holding:
- Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF ( IVOV )
- SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Value ( MDYV )
- iShares S&P MidCap 400/Barra Value Index Fund ( IJJ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is MDYV with an increase of 10.77% over the last 100 days. IVOV has the highest percent weighting of RE at 1.01%.