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SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 28, 2012

SunTrust Banks, Inc. ( STI ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share scheduled for December 14, 2012. Shareholders who purchased STI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that STI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $27.48, the dividend yield is .73%.

The previous trading day's last sale of STI was $27.48, representing a -10.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.79 and a 74.03% increase over the 52 week low of $15.79.

STI is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). STI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.22. Zacks Investment Research reports STI's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 190.01%, compared to an industry average of 11.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the STI Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to STI through an Exchange Traded Fund ( ETF )?

The following ETF(s) have STI as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Regional Banks Index Fund ( IAT )
  • PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio ETF ( KBWB )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio ( SPHB ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SPHB with an increase of 8.29% over the last 100 days. IAT has the highest percent weighting of STI at 4.5%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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