Wintrust Financial Corporation ( WTFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 22, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WTFC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th quarter that WTFC has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of WTFC was $41.64, representing a -1.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.28 and a 21.05% increase over the 52 week low of $34.40.
WTFC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). WTFC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.61. Zacks Investment Research reports WTFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.51%, compared to an industry average of 7.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WTFC Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to WTFC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WTFC as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares S&P SmallCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XSLV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XSLV with an increase of 12.69% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WTFC at 0.97%.
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