F.N.B. Corporation ( FNB ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 29, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share scheduled for December 15, 2012. Shareholders who purchased FNB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 16th quarter that FNB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $11, the dividend yield is 4.36%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FNB was $11, representing a -12.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $12.56 and a 11.45% increase over the 52 week low of $9.87.
FNB is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). FNB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.77. Zacks Investment Research reports FNB's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 18.75%, compared to an industry average of 18%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the FNB Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to FNB through an Exchange Traded Fund ( ETF )?
The following ETF(s) have FNB as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW Regional Banking Portfolio ETF ( KBWR ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWR with an increase of 3.76% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of FNB at 2.4%.