Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SA ( ITUB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 14, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.14309 per share Shareholders who purchased ITUB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2017.97% increase over the prior month.
The previous trading day's last sale of ITUB was $15.6, representing a -4.06% decrease from the 52 week high of $16.26 and a 47.8% increase over the 52 week low of $10.55.
ITUB is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). ITUB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.44. Zacks Investment Research reports ITUB's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 24.22%, compared to an industry average of 10.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to ITUB through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ITUB as a top-10 holding:
- iShares S&P Latin America 40 Index Fund ( ILF )
- EGShares Financials GEMS ETF (FGEM)
- SPDR S&P Emerging Latin America ETF ( GML )
- Guggenheim BRIC ETF ( EEB )
- SPDR S&P BRIC 40 ( BIK ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is BIK with an increase of 18.77% over the last 100 days. ILF has the highest percent weighting of ITUB at 8.65%.
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