Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (AJG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 04, 2014

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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. ( AJG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 04, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 20, 2014. Shareholders who purchased AJG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.86% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $46.16, the dividend yield is 3.12%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AJG was $46.16, representing a -6.67% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.46 and a 12.28% increase over the 52 week low of $41.11.

AJG is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. ( MMC ) and Aon plc ( AON ). AJG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.11. Zacks Investment Research reports AJG's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 23.57%, compared to an industry average of 8.3%.

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

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

  • Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF ( VBR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VBR with an increase of 4.7% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AJG at 0.47%.



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: AJG , MMC , AON , VBR

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