Regions Financial Corporation (RF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012


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Regions Financial Corporation ( RF ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.01 per share scheduled for January 02, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RF stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 15th quarter that RF has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $6.64, the dividend yield is .6%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RF was $6.64, representing a -14.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $7.73 and a 75.2% increase over the 52 week low of $3.79.

RF is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). RF's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.04. Zacks Investment Research reports RF's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 340.41%, compared to an industry average of 18.3%.

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

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

  • PowerShares Dynamic Banking ( PJB )
  • PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio ETF ( KBWB )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Regional Banks Index Fund ( IAT )
  • SPDR Bank ETF ( KBE )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Financial ( PFI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PFI with an increase of 8.69% over the last 100 days. PJB has the highest percent weighting of RF at 5.33%.

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