Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (AJG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 30, 2013

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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. ( AJG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AJG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that AJG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $41.75, the dividend yield is 3.35%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AJG was $41.75, representing a -9.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.89 and a 22.08% increase over the 52 week low of $34.20.

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 $1.82. Zacks Investment Research reports AJG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 27.22%, compared to an industry average of 14.2%.


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:

  • PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XMLV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XMLV with an increase of 0.11% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AJG at 1.48%.



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 , AON , MMC , XMLV

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