NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Arthur J. Gallagher (NYSE: AJG) is tomorrow, March 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 34 cents per share. At a price of $35.92 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.8%. The average volume for Arthur J. Gallagher has been 683,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Arthur J. Gallagher has a market cap of $3.78 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 7.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. and its subsidiaries provide insurance brokerage and risk management services to various commercial, industrial, institutional, and governmental organizations. It operates in two segments, Brokerage and Risk Management. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.7, above the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 23.2 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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