First American Corporation (FAF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 06, 2013

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First American Corporation ( FAF ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2013. 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 same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of FAF was $24.37, representing a -5.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.82 and a 60.64% increase over the 52 week low of $15.17.

FAF is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. ( MMC ) and Aon plc ( AON ). FAF's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.77. Zacks Investment Research reports FAF's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -14.61%, compared to an industry average of .6%.

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

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 ( CSD )
  • Guggenheim S&P Midcap 400 Pure Value ETF ( RFV )
  • SPDR S&P Mortgage Finance ETF ( KME )
  • SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE )
  • iShares Morningstar Small Value Index Fund ( JKL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KME with an increase of 25.62% over the last 100 days. CSD has the highest percent weighting of FAF at 4.58%.



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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