Assurant, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 23, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 11,
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 prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $50.6, the dividend yield is 1.98%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AIZ was $50.6,
representing a -0.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.80 and
a 56.12% increase over the 52 week low of $32.41.
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 $5.23. Zacks Investment Research reports AIZ's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.5%, compared to an industry
average of 11.6%.
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:
- SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Value ETF (
- First Trust Financials AlphaDEX (
- First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (based onthe
- WisdomTree MidCap Earnings Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KIE with an increase of
23.76% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of AIZ at 2.36%.