Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. ( CFR ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.48 per share scheduled for December 14, 2012. Shareholders who purchased CFR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that CFR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $56.03, the dividend yield is 3.43%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CFR was $56.03, representing a -8.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $61.11 and a 19.38% increase over the 52 week low of $46.93.
CFR is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). CFR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.78. Zacks Investment Research reports CFR's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 7.59%, compared to an industry average of 11.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CFR Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to CFR through an Exchange Traded Fund ( ETF )?
The following ETF(s) have CFR as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Banking ( PJB )
- iShares MSCI Switzerland Index Fund ( EWL )
- iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Consumer Discretionary Sector Index Fu ( AXDI )
- PowerShares DWA Developed Market Technical Leaders Portfolio ( PIZ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PIZ with an increase of 12.81% over the last 100 days. PJB has the highest percent weighting of CFR at 4.65%.
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