Sterling Bancorp (STL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012

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Sterling Bancorp ( STL ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share scheduled for December 31, 2012. Shareholders who purchased STL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 14th quarter that STL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $9.02, the dividend yield is 3.99%.

The previous trading day's last sale of STL was $9.02, representing a -14.74% decrease from the 52 week high of $10.58 and a 12.47% increase over the 52 week low of $8.02.

STL is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). STL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.65. Zacks Investment Research reports STL's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 14.58%, compared to an industry average of 9.1%.

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

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

  • MSCI Norway Capped Investable Market Index Fund (ENOR).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ENOR with an increase of 18% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of STL at 20.64%.



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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