NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Argo Group International Holdings (Nasdaq: AGII) is tomorrow, November 29, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 12 cents per share. At a price of $28.53 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.7%.

The average volume for Argo Group International has been 123,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Argo Group International has a market cap of $898.7 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 25.8% 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.

TheStreet Ratings rates Argo Group International as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have evaluated. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Argo Group International Ratings Report.

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