Owners of Assured Guaranty (NYSE: AGO) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $24.04 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.7%. The average volume for Assured Guaranty has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Assured Guaranty has a market cap of $4.6 billion and is part of the insurance industry. Shares are up 68.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. 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 9.73. 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 now.