Assurant, Inc. (AIZ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 22, 2013

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Assurant, Inc. ( AIZ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 22, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AIZ stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 19.05% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $55.09, the dividend yield is 1.82%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AIZ was $55.09, representing a -1.84% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.12 and a 65.14% increase over the 52 week low of $33.36.

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 $4.99. Zacks Investment Research reports AIZ's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.19%, compared to an industry average of 13.3%.


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

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 )
  • SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Earnings Fund ( EZM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RPV with an increase of 11.22% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AIZ at 2.45%.



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: AFL , AIZ , EZM , KIE , PFG , RPV

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