American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 01, 2016
American Equity Investment Life Holding Company ( AEL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 01, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 20, 2016. Shareholders who purchased AEL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.09% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of AEL was $20.26, representing a -27.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.86 and a 60.16% increase over the 52 week low of $12.65.
AEL is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as China Life Insurance Company Limited ( LFC ) and MetLife, Inc. ( MET ). AEL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.06. Zacks Investment Research reports AEL's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -43.6%, compared to an industry average of -3.2%.
The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.