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Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 26, 2013

By: NASDAQ.com News
Posted: 6/25/2013 9:00:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: FITB;IAT;JPM;KBE;KBWB;PFI;WFC

Fifth Third Bancorp ( FITB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased FITB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.09% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $17.46, the dividend yield is 2.75%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FITB was $17.46, representing a -6.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $18.74 and a 37.59% increase over the 52 week low of $12.69.

FITB is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). FITB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.67. Zacks Investment Research reports FITB's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.6%, compared to an industry average of 2.8%.

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

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

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBE with an increase of 11.27% over the last 100 days. PJB has the highest percent weighting of FITB at 5.07%.