NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Argo Group International Holdings (Nasdaq: AGII) is tomorrow, August 30, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 12 cents per share. At a price of $26.86 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.8%.

The average volume for Argo Group International has been 127,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Argo Group International has a market cap of $833.4 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 29% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. underwrites specialty insurance and reinsurance products in the property and casualty market worldwide.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Argo Group International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. You can view the full Argo Group International Ratings Report.

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