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PRA Ex-Dividend Reminder - 3/24/15

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 3/24/15, ProAssurance Corp. (Symbol: PRA) will trade ex-dividend, for its annual dividend of $0.31, payable on 4/8/15. As a percentage of PRA's recent stock price of $45.85, this dividend works out to approximately 0.68%, so look for shares of ProAssurance Corp. to trade 0.68% lower - all else being equal - when PRA shares open for trading on 3/24/15.

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from PRA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.68% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PRA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

ProAssurance Corp. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PRA's low point in its 52 week range is $42.74 per share, with $48.34 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $45.85.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, PRA makes up 2.17% of the First Trust NASDAQ Rising Dividend Achievers ETF (Symbol: RDVY) which is trading up by about 1.3% on the day Friday.

In Friday trading, ProAssurance Corp. shares are currently down about 0.2% on the day.

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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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