Fifth Third Bancorp (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.11 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 18,
2013. Shareholders who purchased FITB stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 10% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of FITB was $16.26,
representing a -3.04% decrease from the 52 week high of $16.77 and
a 35.05% 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 $1.66. Zacks Investment Research reports FITB's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -1.57%, compared to an
industry average of 3.2%.
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 Sector Portfolio (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 KBWB with an increase of
14.38% over the last 100 days. PJB has the highest percent
weighting of FITB at 5.07%.