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Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 26, 2013

Fifth Third Bancorp ( FITB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.11 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased FITB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of FITB was $16.26, representing a -3.04% decrease from the 52 week high of $16.77 and a 35.05% increase over the 52 week low of $12.04.

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 $1.66. Zacks Investment Research reports FITB's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -1.57%, compared to an industry average of 3.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the FITB Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to FITB through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have FITB as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Banking Sector Portfolio (PJB)
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Regional Banks Index Fund ( IAT )
  • PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio ETF ( KBWB )
  • SPDR Bank ETF ( KBE )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Financial ( PFI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWB with an increase of 14.38% over the last 100 days. PJB has the highest percent weighting of FITB at 5.07%.

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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