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American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 11, 2013

American Financial Group, Inc. ( AFG ) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 11, 2013 and a cash dividend payment of $0.195 per share scheduled for January 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AFG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -22% decrease from the prior month.

The previous trading day's last sale of AFG was $40.56, representing a -0.76% decrease from the 52 week high of $40.87 and a 11.8% increase over the 52 week low of $36.28.

AFG is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. ( TRV ). AFG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.64. Zacks Investment Research reports AFG's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -7.32%, compared to an industry average of -8.5%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to AFG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have AFG as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares KBW Property & Casualty Insurance Portfolio ETF ( KBWP )
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Momentum Fund ETF ( MOM )
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Quality Fund (QLT)
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Value Fund ETF ( CHEP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWP with an increase of 17.17% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AFG at 4.22%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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