State Street Corporation ( STT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 12, 2013. Shareholders who purchased STT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.33% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of STT was $59.32, representing a -2.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.65 and a 52.3% increase over the 52 week low of $38.95.
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 $4.19. Zacks Investment Research reports STT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.2%, compared to an industry average of 3.2%.
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:
- PowerShares KBW Capital Markets Portfolio ( KBWC )
- SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF ( KCE )
- PowerShares Dynamic LargeCap Value ( PWV )
- First Trust Value Line Equity Allocation Index(sm)Fund ( FVI )
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Financials ETF ( RYF ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWC with an increase of 24.64% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of STT at 9.26%.