Aon plc (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 30, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15,
2014. Shareholders who purchased AON stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
42.86% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $87.4, the dividend yield is 1.14%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AON was $87.4,
representing a -4.25% decrease from the 52 week high of $91.28 and
a 32.61% increase over the 52 week low of $65.91.
AON is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (
) and Catamaran Corporation (
). AON's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.03. Zacks Investment Research reports AON's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 10.86%, compared to an
industry average of 8%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to AON through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AON as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW Insurance Portfoliio ETF (
- RevenueShares Financials Sector (
- iShares Russell MidCap Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWI with an increase of
3.73% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of AON at 4.05%.