Assured Guaranty Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tuesday (AGO)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Assured Guaranty (NYSE: AGO) is Tuesday, February 19, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $19.78 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.1%.

The average volume for Assured Guaranty has been two million shares per day over the past 30 days. Assured Guaranty has a market cap of $3.73 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 35.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Assured Guaranty Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides credit protection products to public finance, infrastructure, and structured finance markets primarily in the United States, Europe, and Australia.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Assured Guaranty 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, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Assured Guaranty Ratings Report.

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