American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 11, 2013

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American Financial Group, Inc. ( AFG ) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 11, 2013 and a cash dividend payment of $0.195 per share scheduled for January 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AFG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -22% decrease from the prior month.

The previous trading day's last sale of AFG was $40.56, representing a -0.76% decrease from the 52 week high of $40.87 and a 11.8% increase over the 52 week low of $36.28.

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 -7.32%, compared to an industry average of -8.5%.

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 17.17% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AFG at 4.22%.



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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