Ace Limited (ACE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012
Ace Limited ( ACE ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.49 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased ACE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that ACE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $80.82, the dividend yield is 2.43%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ACE was $80.82, representing a -1.52% decrease from the 52 week high of $82.07 and a 21.99% increase over the 52 week low of $66.25.
ACE is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. ( TRV ). ACE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.86. Zacks Investment Research reports ACE's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 7.52%, compared to an industry average of 8.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ACE Dividend History page.
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The following ETF(s) have ACE as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Insurance Index Fund ( IAK )
- PowerShares Dynamic Insurance ( PIC )
- PowerShares Dynamic Financial ( PFI )
- PowerShares Dynamic LargeCap Value ( PWV )
- QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Quality Fund (QLT).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PIC with an increase of 16.26% over the last 100 days. IAK has the highest percent weighting of ACE at 7.04%.