Fifth Third Bancorp (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on
January 23, 2014. Shareholders who purchased FITB stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 3rd quarter that FITB has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $20.98, the dividend yield is 2.29%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FITB was $20.98,
representing a -0.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.13 and
a 40.71% increase over the 52 week low of $14.91.
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 2013 as 19.89%, compared to an
industry average of 3.9%.
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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 (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IAT with an increase of
4.07% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of FITB at 4.81%.