First American Corporation (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.12 per share scheduled for December 31,
2012. Shareholders who purchased FAF stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
50% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of
$23.84, the dividend yield is 2.01%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FAF was $23.84,
representing a -4.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.98 and
a 96.86% increase over the 52 week low of $12.11.
FAF is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (
) and Aon plc (
). FAF's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.3. Zacks Investment Research reports FAF's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 90.08%, compared to an
industry average of 6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to FAF through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have FAF as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim Spin-Off ETF (
- Guggenheim S&P Midcap 400 Pure Value ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RFV with an increase of
8.43% over the last 100 days. CSD has the highest percent weighting
of FAF at 4.58%.