U.S. Bancorp (USB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 26, 2013

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U.S. Bancorp ( USB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.23 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased USB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 17.95% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $36.9, the dividend yield is 2.49%.

The previous trading day's last sale of USB was $36.9, representing a -3.48% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.23 and a 19.19% increase over the 52 week low of $30.96.

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 $2.95. Zacks Investment Research reports USB's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.39%, compared to an industry average of 6%.

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 IAT with an increase of 11.98% over the last 100 days. IYG has the highest percent weighting of USB at 3.64%.



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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