Assured Guaranty Ltd. (AGO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 14, 2014
Assured Guaranty Ltd. ( AGO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 14, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.11 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 05, 2014. Shareholders who purchased AGO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of AGO was $22.79, representing a -8.14% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.81 and a 28.03% increase over the 52 week low of $17.80.
AGO is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and Ace Limited ( ACE ). AGO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.89. Zacks Investment Research reports AGO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.05%, compared to an industry average of 4.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to AGO through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AGO as a top-10 holding:
- AdvisorShares Athena International Bear ETF ( HDGI )
- QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Momentum Fund ETF ( MOM ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is MOM with an increase of 7.08% over the last 100 days.