|Bid||0.00 x 1100|
|Ask||0.00 x 900|
|Day's Range||25.65 - 25.84|
|52 Week Range||21.08 - 26.20|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.23|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||7.40|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.66 (6.43%)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Sept 27, 2023|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Dividend-paying stocks should be in demand as investors try to safeguard their portfolios. Five such stocks are: PECO, VZ, FITB, EG, IDCC.
Some banks said this past week that they are are noticing a divergence between the two ends of their customer base, with lower income feeling more pain on several fronts.
Fifth Third (FITB) has announced a 6% increase in its dividend. Regular dividend hikes are likely to enhance shareholder value.