Arlington Asset Investment Corp (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.875 per share scheduled for December 31,
2012. Shareholders who purchased AI stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th
quarter that AI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $22.06, the dividend yield is 15.87%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AI was $22.06,
representing a -13.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.49 and
a 23.65% increase over the 52 week low of $17.84.
AI is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (
) and Resource America, Inc. (
). AI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.79. Zacks Investment Research reports AI's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -30.72%, compared to an
industry average of -12.7%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to AI through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AI as a top-10 holding:
- iShares MSCI France Index Fund (
- iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Materials Sector Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is EWQ with an increase of
19.5% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of AI at 4.1%.