This week we are going to cover the highest dividend paying sector in the market and that is the life insurance sector. In general, this sector has been shunned by the market, but the yield attraction means that it cannot be ignored. All of the stocks mentioned are worthy of investment on a yield basis, but we have to get it down to just one.Read more
Allianz SE (ALV)
Allianz is a provider of insurance, banking, and asset management. Its main business takes place in the area of insurance in Europe and Asia. It is still a major player in Asset Management, but has recently dramatically cut back its banking activities with the sale of Dresdner Bank to Commerzbank.
The Allianz Group is one of the leading integrated financial services providers worldwide. With nearly 142,000 employees worldwide (as of December 31, 2011), Allianz serves more than 78 million customers in about 70 countries. On the insurance side, Allianz is the market leader in the German market and has a strong international presence. In fiscal 2011 the Allianz Group achieved total revenues of over 103.6 billion euros. The Allianz Group is also one of the world's largest asset managers, with third-party assets of 1,281 billion euros under management at year end 2011.
In 2006 Allianz SE, the parent company, became the first company in the Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 Index to adopt the legal form of a Societas Europaea, which is a new European legal form for stock corporations. Allianz SE is headquartered in Munich, Germany.
Allianz cut their dividend in 2008 and has been increasing it slowly since then, although it has not recovered to 2007 levels.
The dividend has been held at euro 4.50 for the past three years
- Life Insurance
- 🇩🇪 Germany
- €214.85 Friday's close
52 Week High7.24%25 March 2019
52 Week Low0.0%25 October 2018
Next Ex-Div-Date Countdown
|Ex-Div Date||Pay Date||Year||Type||Frequency||Status||Amount|
|05 May 2011||05 May 2011||2010||Final||Annually||Paid||450¢|
|10 May 2012||10 May 2012||2011||Final||Annually||Paid||450¢|
|08 May 2013||08 May 2013||2012||Final||Annually||Paid||450¢|
|08 May 2014||08 May 2014||2013||Final||Annually||Paid||530¢|
|07 May 2015||07 May 2015||2014||Final||Annually||Paid||685¢|
|05 May 2016||06 May 2016||2015||Final||Annually||Paid||730¢|
|04 May 2017||08 May 2017||2016||Final||Annually||Paid||760¢|
|10 May 2018||14 May 2018||2017||Final||Annually||Paid||800¢|
Allianz SE optimized dividend - 12 month history
Allianz SE share price - 12 month history
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