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


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Assured Guaranty Ltd. ( AGO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 19, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 07, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AGO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 11.11% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of AGO was $19.23, representing a -2.98% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.82 and a 72.16% increase over the 52 week low of $11.17.

AGO is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. ( TRV ). AGO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.37. Zacks Investment Research reports AGO's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -21.68%, compared to an industry average of 15.5%.

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:

  • iShares Morningstar Small Value Index Fund ( JKL )
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Momentum Fund ETF ( MOM )
  • N/A ( NOMO )
  • Schwab U.S. Broad Market ETF ( SCHB )
  • Schwab U.S. Mid Cap ETF ( SCHM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SCHM with an increase of 10.87% over the last 100 days. JKL has the highest percent weighting of AGO at 0.83%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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