Assured Guaranty Ltd. (AGO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 19, 2013

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Assured Guaranty Ltd. ( AGO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 19, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 04, 2013. 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 $21.26, the dividend yield is 1.88%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AGO was $21.26, representing a -14.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.73 and a 70.35% increase over the 52 week low of $12.48.

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 $1.53. Zacks Investment Research reports AGO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.39%, compared to an industry average of 13.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AGO Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to AGO through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AGO as a top-10 holding:

  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Momentum Fund ETF ( MOM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is MOM with an decrease of -7.72% over the last 100 days.



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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