Fifth Third Bancorp (
) 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 (
) and J P Morgan Chase & Co (
). 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%.
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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
11.98% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of FITB at 4.79%.