NEW YORK (
) -- The ex-dividend date for
) is tomorrow, November 21, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 25 cents per share. At a price of $61.90 as of 9:49 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.6%.
The average volume for Assurant has been 554,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Assurant has a market cap of $4.49 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 78.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.
Assurant, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides specialized insurance products and related services in North America and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.9, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full