Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 27, 2018

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Fifth Third Bancorp ( FITB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 27, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2018. Shareholders who purchased FITB prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 12.5% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $28.99, the dividend yield is 2.48%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FITB was $28.99, representing a -16.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $34.67 and a 6.86% increase over the 52 week low of $27.13.

FITB is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) and Bank of America Corporation ( BAC ). FITB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.79. Zacks Investment Research reports FITB's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -6.43%, compared to an industry average of 27.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the FITB Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • Invesco KBW Bank ETF ( KBWB )
  • Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Financial ETF ( RYF )
  • ProShares UltraPro Financial Select Sector ( FINU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FINU with an increase of 14.04% over the last 100 days. KBWB has the highest percent weighting of FITB at 3.58%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: FITB , JPM , BAC , KBWB , RYF , FINU

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