Fifth Third Bancorp (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 27, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 17,
2014. Shareholders who purchased FITB stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 4th quarter that FITB has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of FITB was $23.34,
representing a -2.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.90 and
a 49.42% increase over the 52 week low of $15.62.
FITB is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Wells Fargo & Company (
) and J P Morgan Chase & Co (
). FITB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.02. Zacks Investment Research reports FITB's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -10.79%, compared to an
industry average of 6.3%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to FITB through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have FITB as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Regional Banks ETF (
- PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio ETF (
- PowerShares DWA Financial Momentum Portfolio (
- SPDR Bank ETF (
- SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IAT with an increase of
12.35% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of FITB at 4.97%.