American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 11, 2014


American Financial Group, Inc. ( AFG ) 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. ( AIG ) and Ace Limited ( ACE ). 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%.

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

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 ETF ( KBWP )
  • PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XMLV ).

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%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: AFG , AIG , ACE , KBWP , XMLV

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