Assured Guaranty Stock To Go Ex-dividend Monday (AGO)
The ex-dividend date for Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO) is Monday, May 20, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $24.05 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.7%.
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Assured Guaranty (NYSE: AGO) is Monday, May 20, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $24.05 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.7%. 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 $4.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 68.4% 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 in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.7, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Assured Guaranty as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, notable return on equity, compelling growth in net income and reasonable valuation levels. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full Assured Guaranty Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100% See his top picks for 14-days FREE.