Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (AJG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 29, 2012

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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. ( AJG ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 29, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.34 per share scheduled for December 20, 2012. Shareholders who purchased AJG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that AJG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $36.71, the dividend yield is 3.7%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AJG was $36.71, representing a -4% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.24 and a 23.23% increase over the 52 week low of $29.79.

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 $1.68. Zacks Investment Research reports AJG's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 29.14%, compared to an industry average of 7.6%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AJG Dividend History page.

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 )
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Momentum Fund ETF ( MOM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KIE with an increase of 6.66% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AJG at 2.55%.



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 , ETF , KIE , MMC , MOM

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