Assurant, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 20, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased AIZ stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 4th quarter that AIZ has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of AIZ was $64.54,
representing a -6.4% decrease from the 52 week high of $68.95 and a
60.67% increase over the 52 week low of $40.17.
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 $6.3. Zacks Investment Research reports AIZ's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 2.46%, compared to an
industry average of 3.7%.
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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:
- SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (
- 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 MOM with an increase of
11.18% over the last 100 days. KIE has the highest percent
weighting of AIZ at 2.12%.