HBAN Ex-Dividend Reminder - 12/17/13

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/17/13, Huntington Bancshares, Inc ( HBAN) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 1/2/14. As a percentage of HBAN's recent stock price of $9.41, this dividend works out to approximately 0.53%, so look for shares of Huntington Bancshares, Inc to trade 0.53% lower — all else being equal — when HBAN shares open for trading on 12/17/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for HBAN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Huntington Bancshares, Inc:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from HBAN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.12% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HBAN shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Huntington Bancshares, Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, HBAN's low point in its 52 week range is $6.11 per share, with $9.49 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $9.41.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, HBAN makes up 4.14% of the KBW Bank Portfolio ETF ( KBWB) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Friday.

According to Preferred Stock Channel, there is are 2 series of preferred stock that are senior to HBAN — find out what they are ».

In Friday trading, Huntington Bancshares, Inc shares are currently off about 0.2% on the day.

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