Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SA ( ITUB ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 26, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.1469 per share Shareholders who purchased ITUB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1885.14% increase over the prior month.
The previous trading day's last sale of ITUB was $16.39, representing a -25.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $22 and a 27.65% increase over the 52 week low of $12.84.
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 $1.58. Zacks Investment Research reports ITUB's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -15.72%, compared to an industry average of -2.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ITUB Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to ITUB through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ITUB as a top-10 holding:
- EGShares Financials GEMS ETF ( FGEM )
- iShares S&P Latin America 40 Index Fund ( ILF )
- Guggenheim BRIC ETF ( EEB )
- iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Financials Sector Index Fund ( EMFN )
- SPDR S&P Emerging Latin America ETF ( GML ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is EMFN with an increase of 11.69% over the last 100 days. FGEM has the highest percent weighting of ITUB at 9.77%.
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