Willis Group Holdings Limited ( WSH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WSH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.7% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of WSH was $38.62, representing a -1.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.09 and a 20.76% 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 -$2.61. Zacks Investment Research reports WSH's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.36%, compared to an industry average of 2.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WSH Dividend History page.