State Street Corporation ( STT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 29, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.38 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 18, 2017. Shareholders who purchased STT 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 $87.9, the dividend yield is 1.73%.
The previous trading day's last sale of STT was $87.9, representing a -2.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $89.95 and a 73.65% increase over the 52 week low of $50.62.
STT is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) and Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ). STT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.34. Zacks Investment Research reports STT's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 11.65%, compared to an industry average of 13.2%.
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 KCE with an increase of 6.64% over the last 100 days. KBWB has the highest percent weighting of STT at 4.16%.
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