Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. ( CFR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 30, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.67 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 15, 2018. Shareholders who purchased CFR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 17.54% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $116.69, the dividend yield is 2.3%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CFR was $116.69, representing a -4.09% decrease from the 52 week high of $121.66 and a 43.9% increase over the 52 week low of $81.09.
CFR is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) and Bank of America Corporation ( BAC ). CFR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.84. Zacks Investment Research reports CFR's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 22.55%, compared to an industry average of 16.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to CFR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CFR as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW Regional Banking Portfolio ( KBWR )
- SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF ( KRE )
- PowerShares S&P International Developed Low Volatility Portfol ( IDLV )
- PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II ( PBDM )
- ProShares Trust ( REGL ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is KRE with an increase of 8.83% over the last 100 days. KBWR has the highest percent weighting of CFR at 3.54%.
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