The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 06, 2013

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The Travelers Companies, Inc. ( TRV ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased TRV stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.7% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $81.07, the dividend yield is 2.47%.

The previous trading day's last sale of TRV was $81.07, representing a -8.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $89 and a 25.98% increase over the 52 week low of $64.35.

TRV is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and Ace Limited ( ACE ). TRV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.73. Zacks Investment Research reports TRV's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 31.11%, compared to an industry average of 12.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the TRV Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to TRV through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have TRV as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares KBW Property & Casualty Insurance Portfolio ETF ( KBWP )
  • PowerShares KBW Insurance Portfoliio ETF ( KBWI )
  • iShares U.S. Insurance ETF ( IAK )
  • DIAMONDS Trust Series I ( DIA )
  • iShares MSCI USA ESG Select ETF ( KLD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWI with an increase of 13.38% over the last 100 days. KBWP has the highest percent weighting of TRV at 7.6%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: AIG , DIA , IAK , KBWP , TRV

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