American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012

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American Financial Group, Inc. ( AFG ) 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. ( AIG ) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. ( TRV ). 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%.

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

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 )
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Momentum Fund ETF ( MOM )
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Quality Fund (QLT)
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Value Fund ETF ( CHEP ).

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%.



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.



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Referenced Stocks: AFG , AIG , CHEP , KBWP , MOM , TRV

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