Analysis – American International Group, Inc. Increases Dividend by 124%


American International Group Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.28 per share, a 124 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.125 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on September 28, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on September 14, 2015.

Date Quarterly Dividend
9/14/2015 0.28
6/9/2015 0.125
3/10/2015 0.125
12/2/2014 0.125
9/9/2014 0.125
6/6/2014 0.125
3/7/2014 0.125
12/3/2013 0.1
9/10/2013 0.1
1/20/2011 8.7

Analysis of Valuation of American International Group Inc. (Symbol AIG).

AIG is trading below its average price/book value (P/BV) range. AIG is trading above its average dividend yield range.

Price 8/04/15 % Yield 5 Year Div. Growth Rate BV   2015 P/BV  Ratio 10 yr P/BV  Low 10 yr P/BV  High 5 yr max Yield % 5 yr lowest Yield %
$62.34 0.80% 21 83.15 0.67 0.06 3.03 0.99% 0.20%
American International Group, Inc. Dividend Yield Chart (Click to enlarge)


Explanation:  Dividend growth financial stocks may be valued upon historical relative price/book value and current yield analysis. Dividend financial stocks trading at a low historical price/book value (P/BV) ratio should be viewed more highly to investors due to their depressed valuation versus other higher P/BV ratio stocks.  Max P/BV price target is based upon company reaching its highest historical P/BV ratio.  Dividend stocks should also be viewed favorably when the current yield is above historical readings for the past 10 years.

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