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Assurant, Inc. (AIZ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 21, 2014

Assurant, Inc. ( AIZ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 21, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.27 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 09, 2014. Shareholders who purchased AIZ stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $65.83, the dividend yield is 1.64%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AIZ was $65.83, representing a -5.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $69.71 and a 24.35% increase over the 52 week low of $52.94.

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 $6.95. Zacks Investment Research reports AIZ's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 4.71%, compared to an industry average of -2.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AIZ Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

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

  • 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 RPV with an increase of 6.45% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AIZ at 1.56%.

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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