Assurant, Inc. (AIZ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 22, 2014

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Assurant, Inc. ( AIZ ) 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 ( AFL ) and Principal Financial Group Inc ( PFG ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AIZ Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( RPV )
  • RevenueShares Financials Sector ( RWW )
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Momentum Fund ETF ( MOM ).

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%.



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: AIZ , AFL , PFG , RPV , RWW , MOM

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