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Assured Guaranty Ltd. (AGO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 18, 2014

Assured Guaranty Ltd. ( AGO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 18, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.11 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 03, 2014. Shareholders who purchased AGO stock 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 $23.48, the dividend yield is 1.87%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AGO was $23.48, representing a -12.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.78 and a 31.91% increase over the 52 week low of $17.80.

AGO is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and Ace Limited ( ACE ). AGO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.11. Zacks Investment Research reports AGO's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -21.54%, compared to an industry average of -2.7%.

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

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

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

  • SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE )
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Value Fund ETF ( CHEP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is CHEP with an increase of 6.47% over the last 100 days. KIE has the highest percent weighting of AGO at 2.03%.

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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