Aon plc (
) 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. (
) and Catamaran Corporation (
). 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
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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 Dynamic Insurance Portfolio (PIC)
- PowerShares KBW Insurance Portfoliio ETF (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Core Portfolio (
- iShares Russell MidCap Value Index Fund (
- iShares Russell MidCap Index Fund (
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%.