Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc. (SUSQ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 29, 2013


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Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc. ( SUSQ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.08 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SUSQ stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 33.33% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $13.78, the dividend yield is 2.32%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SUSQ was $13.78, representing a -3.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $14.35 and a 49.95% increase over the 52 week low of $9.19.

SUSQ is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). SUSQ's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.9. Zacks Investment Research reports SUSQ's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.8%, compared to an industry average of 5.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SUSQ Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to SUSQ through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SUSQ as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares KBW Regional Banking Portfolio ETF ( KBWR )
  • SPDR Bank ETF ( KBE )
  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCF )
  • SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF ( KRE )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Small Value Portfolio ( PXSV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWR with an increase of 21.8% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SUSQ at 3.63%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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