Sterling Financial Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 26, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 12,
2013. Shareholders who purchased STSA stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the
current stock price of $22.52, the dividend yield is 18.65%.
The previous trading day's last sale of STSA was $22.52,
representing a -4.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.50 and
a 25.53% increase over the 52 week low of $17.94.
STSA is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (
) and Hudson City Bancorp, Inc. (
). STSA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $6.31. Zacks Investment Research reports STSA's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -18.53%, compared to an
industry average of -2.3%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to STSA through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have STSA as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is PJB with an increase of
6.62% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of STSA at 2.91%.