First Niagara Financial Group Inc. (FNFG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 03, 2016

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First Niagara Financial Group Inc. ( FNFG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 03, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.08 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 16, 2016. Shareholders who purchased FNFG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 18th quarter that FNFG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $10.56, the dividend yield is 3.03%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FNFG was $10.56, representing a -5.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $11.22 and a 23.65% increase over the 52 week low of $8.54.

FNFG is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). FNFG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.53. Zacks Investment Research reports FNFG's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -1.41%, compared to an industry average of 8.6%.

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

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

  • iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Value ETFnd ( JKL )
  • ProShares Merger ETF (MRGR).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKL with an increase of 1.68% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of FNFG at 0.85%.

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: WFC , JPM , JKL

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