NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Argo Group International Holdings (Nasdaq: AGII) is tomorrow, February 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 12 cents per share. At a price of $29.61 as of 9:59 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.6%.

The average volume for Argo Group International has been 103,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Argo Group International has a market cap of $877.2 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 3% 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. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. You can view the full Argo Group International Ratings Report.

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