Old Republic International Corporation ( ORI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 02, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.1875 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2016. Shareholders who purchased ORI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.35% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of ORI was $17.8, representing a -6.86% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.11 and a 23.01% increase over the 52 week low of $14.47.
ORI is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and D/B/A Chubb Limited New ( CB ). ORI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.39. Zacks Investment Research reports ORI's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 13.28%, compared to an industry average of 8.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to ORI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ORI as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW High Dividend Yield Financial Portfolio ETF ( KBWD ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWD with an decrease of -14.41% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ORI at 1.26%.
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