Aon plc (AON) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 29, 2013

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Aon plc ( AON ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.175 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AON stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 11.11% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $61.29, the dividend yield is 1.14%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AON was $61.29, representing a -2.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $63.07 and a 36.08% increase over the 52 week low of $45.04.

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 $2.99. Zacks Investment Research reports AON's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 12%, compared to an industry average of 10.3%.


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

Interested in gaining exposure to AON through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AON as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Insurance Portfolio (PIC)
  • PowerShares KBW Insurance Portfoliio ETF ( KBWI )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Core Portfolio ( PXMC )
  • iShares Russell MidCap Value Index Fund ( IWS )
  • iShares Russell MidCap Index Fund ( IWR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IWS with an increase of 20.15% over the last 100 days. PIC has the highest percent weighting of AON at 4.78%.



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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