Citigroup Inc. (C) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 31, 2013

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Citigroup Inc. ( C ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 31, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.01 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 22, 2013. Shareholders who purchased C stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th quarter that C has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of C was $42.34, representing a -2.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.34 and a 72.04% increase over the 52 week low of $24.61.

C is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). C's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.43. Zacks Investment Research reports C's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 20.03%, compared to an industry average of 3%.

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

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

  • PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio ETF ( KBWB )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services Index Fund ( IYG )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Financial ( XLF )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Value Portfolio ( PXLV )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financials Index Fund ( IYF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXLV with an increase of 19.99% over the last 100 days. KBWB has the highest percent weighting of C at 8.92%.



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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