Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 26, 2014


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Fifth Third Bancorp ( FITB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 26, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 17, 2014. Shareholders who purchased FITB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.33% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $21.46, the dividend yield is 2.42%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FITB was $21.46, representing a -10.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.90 and a 22.7% increase over the 52 week low of $17.49.

FITB is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). FITB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.92. Zacks Investment Research reports FITB's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -15.19%, compared to an industry average of 2.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the FITB Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • PowerShares DWA Financial Momentum Portfolio ( PFI )
  • iShares U.S. Regional Banks ETF ( IAT )
  • iShares Russell MidCap Value Index Fund ( IWS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IWS with an increase of 10.87% over the last 100 days. PFI has the highest percent weighting of FITB at 4.82%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: FITB , WFC , JPM , PFI , IAT , IWS

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