Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 26, 2013

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Fifth Third Bancorp ( FITB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 17, 2013. Shareholders who purchased FITB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $18.04, the dividend yield is 2.66%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FITB was $18.04, representing a -8.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.79 and a 31.16% increase over the 52 week low of $13.75.

FITB is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). FITB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.93. Zacks Investment Research reports FITB's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.22%, compared to an industry average of 6%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the FITB Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( IAT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IAT with an increase of 11.98% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of FITB at 4.79%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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Referenced Stocks: FITB , IAT , JPM , WFC

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