Assured Guaranty Ltd. ( AGO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 29, 2018. Shareholders who purchased AGO prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that AGO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $40.97, the dividend yield is 1.56%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AGO was $40.97, representing a -7.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.15 and a 24.26% increase over the 52 week low of $32.97.
AGO is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Chubb Limited ( CB ) and American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ). AGO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.51.
Interested in gaining exposure to AGO through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AGO as a top-10 holding:
- AdvisorShares Wilshire Buyback ETF ( TTFS )
- John Hancock Multifactor Financials ETF ( JHMF )
- John Hancock Multifactor Small Cap ETF ( JHSC )
- John Hancock Multifactor Mid Cap ETF ( JHMM )
- AGFiQ U.S. Market Neutral Value Fund ( CHEP ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is JHSC with an increase of 6.38% over the last 100 days. TTFS has the highest percent weighting of AGO at 2.16%.
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