Huntington Bancshares Incorporated ( HBAN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 17, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.07 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 04, 2016. Shareholders who purchased HBAN prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 16.67% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $11.23, the dividend yield is 2.49%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HBAN was $11.23, representing a -5.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $11.90 and a 16.61% increase over the 52 week low of $9.63.
HBAN is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). HBAN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.79. Zacks Investment Research reports HBAN's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 5.21%, compared to an industry average of 7.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to HBAN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HBAN as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF ( KRE ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is KRE with an decrease of -2.74% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HBAN at 1.19%.
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