Assured Guaranty Ltd. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 18, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.11 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 03, 2014. Shareholders who purchased AGO stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 3rd quarter that AGO has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $23.48, the dividend yield is 1.87%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AGO was $23.48,
representing a -12.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.78 and
a 31.91% increase over the 52 week low of $17.80.
AGO is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as American International Group, Inc. (
) and Ace Limited (
). AGO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $5.11. Zacks Investment Research reports AGO's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -21.54%, compared to an
industry average of -2.7%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to AGO through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AGO as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (
- QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Value Fund ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is CHEP with an increase of
6.47% over the last 100 days. KIE has the highest percent weighting
of AGO at 2.03%.