Fifth Third Bancorp (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.1 per share scheduled for January 17, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased FITB stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25%
increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock
price of $15.12, the dividend yield is 2.65%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FITB was $15.12,
representing a -6.44% decrease from the 52 week high of $16.16 and
a 25.58% increase over the 52 week low of $12.04.
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 $1.56. Zacks Investment Research reports FITB's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 37.9%, compared to an
industry average of 11.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to FITB through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have FITB as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Banking (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Regional Banks Index Fund (
- SPDR Bank ETF (
- SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Financials ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RYF with an increase of
9.95% over the last 100 days. PJB has the highest percent weighting
of FITB at 4.96%.