Northern Trust Corporation ( NTRS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 04, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.33 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased NTRS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.45% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $60.83, the dividend yield is 2.17%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NTRS was $60.83, representing a -9.44% decrease from the 52 week high of $67.17 and a 16.09% increase over the 52 week low of $52.40.
NTRS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). NTRS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.07. Zacks Investment Research reports NTRS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 10.78%, compared to an industry average of 2.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to NTRS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NTRS as a top-10 holding:
- Elements Exchange Traded Notes Morningstar Wide Moat Focus Tot ( WMW ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is WMW with an increase of 5.58% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NTRS at 5.01%.
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