Willis Group Holdings Limited ( WSH ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.27 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WSH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that WSH has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $33.5, the dividend yield is 3.22%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WSH was $33.5, representing a -15.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.85 and a 4.75% increase over the 52 week low of $31.98.
WSH is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. ( MMC ) and Aon plc ( AON ). WSH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.27. Zacks Investment Research reports WSH's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -6.2%, compared to an industry average of 7.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WSH Dividend History page.