Banco Santander, S.A. (SAN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 09, 2013

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Banco Santander, S.A. ( SAN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 09, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1872 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SAN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -4.83% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $6.87, the dividend yield is 10.9%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SAN was $6.87, representing a -22.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $8.86 and a 40.78% increase over the 52 week low of $4.88.

SAN is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Westpac Banking Corporation ( WBK ) and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc ( MTU ). SAN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.29. Zacks Investment Research reports SAN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.43%, compared to an industry average of -1.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SAN Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to SAN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SAN as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Health Care Sector Index Fund ( AXHE )
  • iShares MSCI Europe Financials Sector Index Fund ( EUFN )
  • Guggenheim Frontier Markets ETF ( FRN )
  • iShares MSCI Spain Index Fund ( EWP )
  • iShares MSCI France Index Fund ( EWQ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EWQ with an increase of 10.33% over the last 100 days. AXHE has the highest percent weighting of SAN at 9.18%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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