Assurant, Inc. ( AIZ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 24, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.56 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 18, 2017. Shareholders who purchased AIZ prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.66% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $98.4, the dividend yield is 2.28%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AIZ was $98.4, representing a -8.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $106.99 and a 15.67% increase over the 52 week low of $85.07.
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 $4.18. Zacks Investment Research reports AIZ's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -17.34%, compared to an industry average of 1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to AIZ through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AIZ as a top-10 holding:
- Direxion Financial Bull 3X Shares ( FAS ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FAS with an increase of 23.2% over the last 100 days.