Mercury General Corporation ( MCY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 13, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.623 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 29, 2017. Shareholders who purchased MCY prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that MCY has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $55.78, the dividend yield is 4.47%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MCY was $55.78, representing a -13.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.52 and a 12.26% increase over the 52 week low of $49.69.
MCY is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as D/B/A Chubb Limited New ( CB ) and American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ). MCY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.39. Zacks Investment Research reports MCY's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 11.92%, compared to an industry average of 2.9%.