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W.R. Berkley Corporation (WRB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 17, 2014
By: NASDAQ.com News
W.R. Berkley Corporation ( WRB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 17, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WRB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that WRB has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of WRB was $40.63, representing a -10.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.59 and a 7.43% increase over the 52 week low of $37.82.
WRB is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and Ace Limited ( ACE ). WRB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.55. Zacks Investment Research reports WRB's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 3.59%, compared to an industry average of 1.3%.
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 )
- PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XMLV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XMLV with an increase of 5.13% over the last 100 days. KBWP has the highest percent weighting of WRB at 4.19%.