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Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 29, 2015

Fifth Third Bancorp ( FITB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 29, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 21, 2016. Shareholders who purchased FITB prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that FITB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $20.52, the dividend yield is 2.53%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FITB was $20.52, representing a -6.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.93 and a 19.72% increase over the 52 week low of $17.14.

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 $1.68. Zacks Investment Research reports FITB's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -3.06%, compared to an industry average of 5.5%.

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:

  • SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF ( KRE )
  • iShares U.S. Regional Banks ETF ( IAT )
  • PowerShares Russell Midcap Pure Value Portfolio ( PXMV )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid-Cap Value ETF ( JKI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKI with an decrease of -2.24% over the last 100 days. KRE has the highest percent weighting of FITB at 4.42%.

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


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

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