OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd. ( OB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 10, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 26, 2014. Shareholders who purchased OB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 13th quarter that OB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $15.97, the dividend yield is 5.26%.
The previous trading day's last sale of OB was $15.97, representing a -3.68% decrease from the 52 week high of $16.58 and a 19.63% increase over the 52 week low of $13.35.
OB is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and Ace Limited ( ACE ). OB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.59. Zacks Investment Research reports OB's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -9.09%, compared to an industry average of -.7%.