SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 28, 2012

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SunTrust Banks, Inc. ( STI ) 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 ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). 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 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 KBW Bank Portfolio ETF ( KBWB )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio ( SPHB ).

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%.



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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Referenced Stocks: ETF , IAT , JPM , KBWB , SPHB , STI , WFC

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