Assurant, Inc. (AIZ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 20, 2014
Assurant, Inc. ( AIZ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 20, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased AIZ stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that AIZ has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of AIZ was $64.54, representing a -6.4% decrease from the 52 week high of $68.95 and a 60.67% increase over the 52 week low of $40.17.
AIZ is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Aflac Incorporated ( AFL ) and Principal Financial Group Inc ( PFG ). AIZ's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.3. Zacks Investment Research reports AIZ's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 2.46%, compared to an industry average of 3.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to AIZ through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AIZ as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE )
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Value ETF ( RPV )
- RevenueShares Financials Sector ( RWW )
- QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Momentum Fund ETF ( MOM ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is MOM with an increase of 11.18% over the last 100 days. KIE has the highest percent weighting of AIZ at 2.12%.