Banco Santander a Top 25 Dividend Giant With 7.01% Yield (SAN)
Banco Santander SA (Symbol: SAN) has been named as a Top 25 ''Dividend Giant'' by ETF Channel , with a stunning $7.25B worth of stock held by ETFs, and above-average ''DividendRank'' statistics including a strong 7.01% yield, according to the most recent Dividend Channel ''DividendRank'' report. The report noted a strong quarterly dividend history at Banco Santander SA, and favorable long-term multi-year growth rates in key fundamental data points.
The annualized dividend paid by Banco Santander SA is $0.64/share, currently paid in quarterly installments, and its most recent dividend ex-date was on 01/10/2014. Below is a long-term dividend history chart for SAN, which the report stressed as being of key importance. Indeed, studying a company's past dividend history can be of good help in judging whether the most recent dividend is likely to continue.