SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2013

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SunTrust Banks, Inc. ( STI ) 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 ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). 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 STI Dividend History page.

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 ( IAT )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Banking ( PJB )
  • PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio ETF ( KBWB )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Financial ( PFI )
  • PowerShares Dynamic LargeCap Value ( PWV ).

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%.



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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