PartnerRe Ltd. ( PRE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 14, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.67 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 29, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PRE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that PRE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $107.2, the dividend yield is 2.5%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PRE was $107.2, representing a -4.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $112.11 and a 24.68% increase over the 52 week low of $85.98.
PRE is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Aflac Incorporated ( AFL ) and Principal Financial Group Inc ( PFG ). PRE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $21.34. Zacks Investment Research reports PRE's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -12.07%, compared to an industry average of .6%.
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