Zions Bancorporation ( ZION ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 19, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.04 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 28, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ZION stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that ZION has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $28.12, the dividend yield is .57%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ZION was $28.12, representing a -15.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.33 and a 4.95% increase over the 52 week low of $26.79.
ZION is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). ZION's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.77. Zacks Investment Research reports ZION's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 4.4%, compared to an industry average of 12.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to ZION through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ZION as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund ( QABA ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is QABA with an decrease of -8.72% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ZION at 3.26%.