SunTrust Banks, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.05 per share scheduled for December 14,
2012. Shareholders who purchased STI stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th
quarter that STI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $27.48, the dividend yield is .73%.
The previous trading day's last sale of STI was $27.48,
representing a -10.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.79 and
a 74.03% increase over the 52 week low of $15.79.
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 $3.22. Zacks Investment Research reports STI's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 190.01%, compared to an
industry average of 11.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to STI through an Exchange
Traded Fund (
The following ETF(s) have STI as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Regional Banks Index Fund (
- PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio ETF (
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is SPHB with an increase of
8.29% over the last 100 days. IAT has the highest percent weighting
of STI at 4.5%.