Assurant, Inc. (AIZ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 21, 2013

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Assurant, Inc. ( AIZ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 21, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 11, 2013. 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 $41.84, representing a -6.06% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.54 and a 29.1% increase over the 52 week low of $32.41.

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 $5.58. Zacks Investment Research reports AIZ's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.62%, compared to an industry average of 15.1%.

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:

  • WisdomTree MidCap Earnings Fund ( EZM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EZM with an increase of 12.48% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AIZ at 0.61%.



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: AFL , AIZ , EZM , PFG

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