Zions Bancorporation (ZION) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 21, 2013

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Zions Bancorporation ( ZION ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 21, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.04 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 30, 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price of $27.39, the dividend yield is .58%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ZION was $27.39, representing a -0.07% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.41 and a 56.96% increase over the 52 week low of $17.45.

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 45.52%, compared to an industry average of 4.1%.

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:

  • First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund ( QABA )
  • PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio ETF ( KBWB )
  • SPDR Bank ETF ( KBE )
  • SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF ( KRE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWB with an increase of 19.4% over the last 100 days. QABA has the highest percent weighting of ZION at 4.16%.



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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