State Street Corporation ( STT ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 28, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased STT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that STT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $46.38, the dividend yield is 2.07%.
The previous trading day's last sale of STT was $46.38, representing a -1.95% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.30 and a 21.38% increase over the 52 week low of $38.21.
STT is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). STT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.95. Zacks Investment Research reports STT's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 3.28%, compared to an industry average of 11.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the STT Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to STT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have STT as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is PWV with an increase of 5.05% over the last 100 days. KBWC has the highest percent weighting of STT at 8.64%.