Assurant, Inc. (AIZ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 27, 2013

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Assurant, Inc. ( AIZ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AIZ stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that AIZ has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $63.9, the dividend yield is 1.56%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AIZ was $63.9, representing a -0.85% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.45 and a 90.07% increase over the 52 week low of $33.62.

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 $5.15. Zacks Investment Research reports AIZ's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.46%, compared to an industry average of 16.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AIZ Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Earnings Fund ( EZM )
  • RevenueShares Financials Sector ( RWW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RPV with an increase of 17.45% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AIZ at 2.5%.



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 , RPV , RWW

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