Huntington Bancshares Incorporated ( HBAN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HBAN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $8.61, the dividend yield is 2.32%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HBAN was $8.61, representing a -1.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $8.78 and a 48.19% increase over the 52 week low of $5.81.
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 $.72. Zacks Investment Research reports HBAN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -3.96%, compared to an industry average of 9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to HBAN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HBAN as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is IAT with an increase of 15.94% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HBAN at 2.1%.
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