Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 28, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 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 prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of AJG was $45.65,
representing a -7.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.46 and a
20.29% increase over the 52 week low of $37.95.
AJG is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (
) and Aon plc (
). AJG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.07. Zacks Investment Research reports AJG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 19.15%, compared to an
industry average of -2.9%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to AJG through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AJG as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (
- PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio (
- First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund (
- Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is VBR with an increase of
8.25% over the last 100 days. KIE has the highest percent weighting
of AJG at 2.15%.