Assurant, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 22, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.27 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10,
2014. Shareholders who purchased AIZ stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
8% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of
$66.31, the dividend yield is 1.63%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AIZ was $66.31,
representing a -4.26% decrease from the 52 week high of $69.26 and
a 36.96% increase over the 52 week low of $48.41.
AIZ is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Aflac Incorporated (
) and Principal Financial Group Inc (
). AIZ's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $6.7. Zacks Investment Research reports AIZ's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 4.59%, compared to an
industry average of -1%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to AIZ through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AIZ as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Value ETF (
- RevenueShares Financials Sector (
- QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Momentum Fund ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RPV with an increase of
4.85% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of AIZ at 1.61%.