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Everest Re Group, Ltd. (RE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 25, 2014

Everest Re Group, Ltd. ( RE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 25, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.75 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased RE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that RE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $163.91, the dividend yield is 1.83%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RE was $163.91, representing a -1.05% decrease from the 52 week high of $165.65 and a 22.23% increase over the 52 week low of $134.10.

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 $24.82. Zacks Investment Research reports RE's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -9.26%, compared to an industry average of .2%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to RE through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have RE as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares KBW Property & Casualty Insurance Portfolio ETF ( KBWP )
  • SPDR MFS Systematic Value Equity ETF ( SYV )
  • Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF ( IVOV )
  • iShares S&P MidCap 400/Barra Value Index Fund ( IJJ )
  • SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Value ( MDYV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IVOV with an increase of 5.61% over the last 100 days. KBWP has the highest percent weighting of RE at 4.05%.

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


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

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