Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (AJG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 28, 2014

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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. ( AJG ) 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. ( MMC ) and Aon plc ( AON ). 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%.


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:

  • SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE )
  • PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XMLV )
  • First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund ( FVD )
  • Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF ( VBR ).

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%.



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 , KIE , XMLV , FVD , VBR

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