U.S. Bancorp (USB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2013

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U.S. Bancorp ( USB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.23 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased USB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that USB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $40.6, the dividend yield is 2.27%.

The previous trading day's last sale of USB was $40.6, representing a -0.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $40.83 and a 28.89% increase over the 52 week low of $31.50.

USB is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). USB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.97. Zacks Investment Research reports USB's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.98%, compared to an industry average of 3.9%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the USB Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services Index Fund ( IYG )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Financial ( XLF )
  • Vanguard Financials ETF ( VFH )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financials Index Fund ( IYF )
  • iShares U.S. Regional Banks ETF ( IAT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IYG with an increase of 7.22% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of USB at 3.6%.



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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