Levi & Korsinsky is investigating the Board of Directors of Ameron International Corporation (“Ameron International” or “the Company”) (NYSE: AMN) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the sale of the Company to National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE: NOV). Under the terms of the transaction, Ameron International shareholders will receive $85.00 per share in cash for each share of Ameron International stock they own. The transaction has a total approximate value of $772 million. Click here to learn how to join the action: http://www.zlk.com/ameron-international-amn, or call: 877-363-5972. The investigation concerns whether the Ameron International Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to Ameron International stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before entering into this transaction and whether National Oilwell Varco, Inc. is underpaying for Ameron International shares, thus unlawfully harming Ameron International stockholders. If you own common stock in Ameron International and wish to obtain additional information, please contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at email@example.com or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972, or visit http://www.zlk.com/. Levi & Korsinsky has expertise in prosecuting investor securities litigation and extensive experience in actions involving financial fraud and represents investors throughout the nation, concentrating its practice in securities and shareholder litigation. The attorneys at Levi & Korsinsky have been appointed by numerous courts throughout the country to serve as lead counsel on behalf of shareholders in major litigations involving mergers and acquisitions. For more information, please feel free to contact any of the attorneys listed below. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.
The ex-dividend date for Ameron International (NYSE:AMN) is tomorrow, July 26, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 30 cents per share. At a price of $85.32 as of 9:32 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.4%.