Fifth Third Bancorp (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 26, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 18,
2013. Shareholders who purchased FITB stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 9.09% increase over the prior quarter. At the current
stock price of $17.46, the dividend yield is 2.75%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FITB was $17.46,
representing a -6.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $18.74 and
a 37.59% increase over the 52 week low of $12.69.
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 $1.67. Zacks Investment Research reports FITB's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.6%, compared to an industry
average of 2.8%.
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:
- N/A (PJB)
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Regional Banks Index Fund (
- PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio ETF (
- SPDR Bank ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Financial (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBE with an increase of
11.27% over the last 100 days. PJB has the highest percent
weighting of FITB at 5.07%.