Sterling Bancorp ( STL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased STL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 15th quarter that STL has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of STL was $10.58, representing a -0.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $10.64 and a 27.47% increase over the 52 week low of $8.30.
STL is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). STL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.65. Zacks Investment Research reports STL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.85%, compared to an industry average of 5.8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the STL Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to STL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have STL as a top-10 holding:
- MSCI Norway Capped Investable Market Index Fund (ENOR).
The top-performing ETF of this group is ENOR with an increase of 5.87% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of STL at 18.21%.