Everest Re Group Stock To Go Ex-dividend Monday (RE)

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.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Everest Re Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Everest Re Group Ratings Report.

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