American Financial Group, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.25 per share scheduled for December 24,
2012. Shareholders who purchased AFG stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current
stock price of $40.21, the dividend yield is 2.49%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AFG was $40.21,
representing a -0.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $40.54 and
a 13.72% increase over the 52 week low of $35.36.
AFG is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as American International Group, Inc. (
) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. (
). AFG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $5.64. Zacks Investment Research reports AFG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -6.33%, compared to an
industry average of 8.4%.
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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
- QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Momentum Fund ETF (
- QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Quality Fund (QLT)
- QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Value Fund ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWP with an increase of
16% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of AFG at 4.15%.