American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 29, 2012

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American Equity Investment Life Holding Company ( AEL ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 29, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share scheduled for December 17, 2012. Shareholders who purchased AEL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25% increase over the prior year. At the current stock price of $11.53, the dividend yield is 1.3%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AEL was $11.53, representing a -11.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $13.09 and a 15.3% increase over the 52 week low of $10.

AEL is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as China Life Insurance Company Limited ( LFC ) and Prudential Public Limited Company ( PUK ). AEL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.12. Zacks Investment Research reports AEL's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -22.56%, compared to an industry average of -4.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AEL Dividend History page.



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