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W.R. Berkley Corporation (WRB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 06, 2014

W.R. Berkley Corporation ( WRB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 06, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.11 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WRB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $45.14, the dividend yield is .97%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WRB was $45.14, representing a -0.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.20 and a 19.35% increase over the 52 week low of $37.82.

WRB is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and Ace Limited ( ACE ). WRB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.97. Zacks Investment Research reports WRB's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 13.07%, compared to an industry average of .5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WRB Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to WRB through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have WRB as a top-10 holding:

  • SPDR S&P Mortgage Finance ETF ( KME )
  • SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE )
  • PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XMLV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KME with an increase of 10.7% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WRB at 2.21%.

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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