Assurant, Inc. ( AIZ ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 21, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share scheduled for December 10, 2012. Shareholders who purchased AIZ stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that AIZ has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $35.56, the dividend yield is 2.36%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AIZ was $35.56, representing a -20.16% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.54 and a 9.72% increase over the 52 week low of $32.41.
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 $7. Zacks Investment Research reports AIZ's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 36.9%, compared to an industry average of 16.9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AIZ Dividend History page.
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