NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2009 -- Assurant, Inc. ("Assurant") (NYSE: AIZ), a premier provider of specialty insurance and insurance-related products and services, announces that its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $.15 per share of common stock. The dividend will be payable on Dec. 14, 2009 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on Nov. 30, 2009.
Future dividend declarations will be made at the discretion of the Assurant board of directors and will be based on such factors as the company's earnings, financial condition, cash requirements, future prospects and other factors.
Assurant is a premier provider of specialized insurance products and related services in North America and selected international markets. Its four key businesses -- Assurant Solutions, Assurant Specialty Property, Assurant Health, and Assurant Employee Benefits -- have partnered with clients who are leaders in their industries and have built leadership positions in a number of specialty insurance market segments worldwide.
Assurant, a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500, is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AIZ. Assurant has more than $25 billion in assets and $8 billion in annual revenue. www.assurant.com
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