Assurant, Inc. (
) 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
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 (
) and Principal Financial Group Inc (
). 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
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 (
- SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (
- WisdomTree MidCap Earnings Fund (
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%.