Fidelity and Guaranty Life ( FGL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 25, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.065 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 14, 2015. Shareholders who purchased FGL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 8th quarter that FGL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $25.8, the dividend yield is 1.01%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FGL was $25.8, representing a -7.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.87 and a 25.85% increase over the 52 week low of $20.50.
FGL is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as China Life Insurance Company Limited ( LFC ) and Prudential Public Limited Company ( PUK ). FGL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.02. Zacks Investment Research reports FGL's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 11.88%, compared to an industry average of 6.2%.
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