First Niagara Financial Group Inc. (FNFG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 01, 2013

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First Niagara Financial Group Inc. ( FNFG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 01, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.08 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased FNFG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that FNFG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $9.4, the dividend yield is 3.4%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FNFG was $9.4, representing a -3.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $9.73 and a 32.77% increase over the 52 week low of $7.08.

FNFG is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). FNFG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.41. Zacks Investment Research reports FNFG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -.36%, compared to an industry average of -1.9%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the FNFG Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to FNFG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have FNFG as a top-10 holding:

  • SPDR Bank ETF ( KBE )
  • SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF ( KRE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBE with an increase of 14.03% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of FNFG at 2.65%.



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: FNFG , JPM , KBE , KRE , WFC

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