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The American General Financial Corp. has made loans to individuals and corporations since the 1920s, and they are a great option for getting car ...

General American Investors Company Declares Year-End Dividends and Distributions on Common and Preferred Stock

      1.  Receive additional full and fractional shares of the Company’s common stock for the combined total dividend and distribution of $2.25 per share or,       2.  Elect to receive cash for the dividend and distribution.

The Board of Directors declared on its 5.95% Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series B, a dividend and distribution of $0.371875 per share payable in cash on December 24, 2018 to holders of record on December 7, 2018. This quarterly dividend and distribution represents a payment for the accrual period from September 24, 2018 through December 23, 2018. Preferred shareholders will be informed in January 2019 as to taxability of the dividend and distribution.

General American Investors was founded in 1927, has been publicly traded since its inception and has been listed on the NYSE since 1930. The objective of the Company is long-term capital appreciation through investment in companies with above average growth potential. As of October 31, 2018, the Company had net assets of approximately $1.0 billion applicable to its 25.5 million shares of common stock outstanding. The net asset value of the common stock of the Company on October 31, 2018 was $40.82 per share and the closing price was $33.91 per share. The aggregate liquidation value of the Company’s preferred stock is $190.1 million (liquidation preference $25.00 per share). Its preferred shares (symbol GAM Pr B) are also listed on the NYSE.

General Finance (GFN) to Post Q1 Earnings: What's in Store?

Free Report ) will report first-quarter fiscal 2019 results on Nov 6, before the bell.

The company has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and an Earnings ESP of 0.00%. You can uncover the best stocks to buy or sell before they’re reported with our Earnings ESP Filter .

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General Finance’s earnings surprise history has been impressive. The company surpassed estimates in three of the trailing four quarters, with an average positive surprise of 108.3%.

So far this year, shares of the company have skyrocketed 91.2% against its industry ’s 5.9% decline.

Does American General Finance help to rebuild bad credit?

I have really bad credit from the past, but I am now paying off my old debt and trying to start new and build up my credit. A coworker told me that American General Finance can help me to rebuild my credit. Is this true?


i am currently paying off a loan from american general. this business is not really to build up your credit. it is a loan company. the best way to build up credit is to get a secure credit card through your bank.