Aon plc (AON) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 30, 2014

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Aon plc ( AON ) 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. ( MMC ) and Catamaran Corporation ( CTRX ). 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%.


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

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 ( KBWI )
  • RevenueShares Financials Sector ( RWW )
  • iShares Russell MidCap Index Fund ( IWR ).

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%.



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: AON , MMC , CTRX , KBWI , RWW , IWR

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