Regions Financial Corporation (RF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 13, 2013

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Regions Financial Corporation ( RF ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.01 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RF stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 16th quarter that RF has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of RF was $8.15, representing a -2.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $8.36 and a 49.27% increase over the 52 week low of $5.46.

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 $.7. Zacks Investment Research reports RF's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.77%, compared to an industry average of 5.4%.

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 Sector Portfolio (PJB)
  • PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio ETF ( KBWB )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Regional Banks Index Fund ( IAT )
  • PowerShares Listed Private Equity ( PSP )
  • SPDR Bank ETF ( KBE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSP with an increase of 20.74% over the last 100 days. PJB has the highest percent weighting of RF at 5.33%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: IAT , JPM , KBE , KBWB , PSP , RF , WFC

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