SunTrust Banks, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased STI stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 7th quarter that STI has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of STI was $27.9,
representing a -9.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.79 and
a 33.11% increase over the 52 week low of $20.96.
STI is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Wells Fargo & Company (
) and J P Morgan Chase & Co (
). STI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.59. Zacks Investment Research reports STI's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -24.16%, compared to an
industry average of 2.9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to STI through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have STI as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Regional Banks Index Fund (
- PowerShares Dynamic Banking (
- PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Financial (
- PowerShares Dynamic LargeCap Value (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWB with an increase of
11.12% over the last 100 days. IAT has the highest percent
weighting of STI at 5.32%.