Sterling Bancorp (STL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 08, 2014
Sterling Bancorp ( STL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 08, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.07 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 22, 2014. Shareholders who purchased STL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 16.67% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $11.11, the dividend yield is 2.52%.
The previous trading day's last sale of STL was $11.11, representing a -17.83% decrease from the 52 week high of $13.52 and a 24.69% increase over the 52 week low of $8.91.
STL is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). STL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.19. Zacks Investment Research reports STL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 10.32%, compared to an industry average of 4.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to STL through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have STL as a top-10 holding:
- iShares MSCI Norway Capped Investable Market Index Fund (ENOR)
- First Trust Dow Jones Select MicroCap Index(sm) Fund ( FDM ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is ENOR with an increase of 10.13% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of STL at 19.26%.