Zions Bancorporation (ZION) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 20, 2013

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Zions Bancorporation ( ZION ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 20, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.04 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 29, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ZION stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 300% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $29.06, the dividend yield is .55%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ZION was $29.06, representing a -7.45% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.40 and a 53.43% increase over the 52 week low of $18.94.

ZION is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). ZION's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.31. Zacks Investment Research reports ZION's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 38.15%, compared to an industry average of 8.7%.

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

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

  • PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio ETF ( KBWB )
  • First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund ( QABA ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWB with an increase of 14.4% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ZION at 4.15%.



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: JPM , KBWB , QABA , WFC , ZION

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