Assured Guaranty Ltd. (AGO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 18, 2014


Assured Guaranty Ltd. ( AGO ) 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. ( AIG ) and Ace Limited ( ACE ). 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%.

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

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 ( KIE )
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Value Fund ETF ( CHEP ).

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%.

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.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: AGO , AIG , ACE , KIE , CHEP News News

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