American Financial Group, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 11, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 25,
2014. Shareholders who purchased AFG stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
12.82% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $57.01, the dividend yield is 1.54%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AFG was $57.01,
representing a -2.45% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.44 and
a 22.73% increase over the 52 week low of $46.45.
AFG is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as American International Group, Inc. (
) and Ace Limited (
). AFG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $5.17. Zacks Investment Research reports AFG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.61%, compared to an
industry average of .9%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to AFG through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AFG as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW Property & Casualty Insurance Portfolio
- PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XMLV with an increase of
5.23% over the last 100 days. KBWP has the highest percent
weighting of AFG at 4.97%.