NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Argo Group International Holdings

(Nasdaq:

AGII

) is tomorrow, February 25, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 12 cents per share. At a price of $38.54 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.2%.

The average volume for Argo Group International has been 106,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Argo Group International has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

insurance

industry. Shares are up 2.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd., through its subsidiaries, engages in underwriting specialty insurance and reinsurance products in the property and casualty market worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.1, equal to the average insurance industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 22.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Argo Group International as buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. You can view the full

Argo Group International Ratings Report

.

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