AEGON Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (AEG)

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for AEGON (NYSE:AEG) is tomorrow, May 18, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 11 cents per share. At a price of $4.28 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.6%. The average volume for AEGON has been 550,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. AEGON has a market cap of $8.27 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 7.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. AEGON N.V. provides life insurance, pension, and asset management products and services primarily in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. The company has a P/E ratio of 2.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates AEGON as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full AEGON Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.

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