NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Everest Re Group (NYSE: RE) is Monday, December 2, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 75 cents per share. At a price of $157.57 as of 9:46 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.9%. The average volume for Everest Re Group has been 355,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Everest Re Group has a market cap of $7.56 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 43.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Everest Re Group, Ltd., through its subsidiaries, underwrites reinsurance and insurance products. It operates in four segments: U.S. Reinsurance, Insurance, International, and Bermuda. The U.S. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.