Stock News Buzz: Zions Bancorporation, N.A. (NASDAQ: ZION)

Zions Bancorporation, N.A. (NASDAQ: ZION) stock observed trading -17.53% off 52-week high price. On the other end, the stock has been noted 18.59% away from low price over the last 52-weeks. The stock disclosed a move of 0.79% away from 50 day moving average and -3.13% away from 200 day moving average. Moving closer, we can see that shares have been trading -0.27% off 20-day moving average. It has market cap of $8344.08M and dividend yield of 2.66%.

On July 26, 2019, Zions Bancorporation, N.A. (NASDAQ: ZION) announced  that its board of directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.34 per common share, payable August 22, 2019 to shareholders of record on August 15, 2019.  This represents an increase of 13% from the dividend paid in the year ago period, and in the second quarter of 2019.

Additionally, the Board approved a plan to purchase up to $275 million of common shares during the third quarter of 2019.

Zions continues to utilize stress testing as its primary mechanism to inform its decisions on the appropriate level of capital, based upon actual and reasonably probable stressed economic conditions. Zions’ hypothetical post stress capital results, as can be found on its website, are substantially stronger than regulatory minimum capital guidelines.

The board of directors also declared regular quarterly cash dividends on the company’s various perpetual preferred shares. The cash dividend on the Series A, G, H, and J shares are payable September 16, 2019 to shareholders of record on September 1, 2019, while the cash dividend on the Series I shares is payable on December 16, 2019 to shareholders of record on December 1, 2019.

Zions Bancorporation, N.A. is one of the nation’s premier financial services companies with total assets exceeding $70 billion. Zions operates under local management teams and distinct brands in 11 western states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. The company is a national leader in Small Business Administration lending and public finance advisory services, and is a consistent top recipient of Greenwich Excellence awards in banking. In addition, Zions is included in the S&P 500 and NASDAQ Financial 100 indices.

The USA based company Zions Bancorporation, National Association moved with change of 2.06% to $45.16 with the total traded volume of 3135575 shares in recent session versus to an average volume of 2074.2K. The stock was observed in the 5 days activity at -2.04%. The one month performance of stock was 1.76%. ZION’s shares are at -7.36% for the quarter and driving a -12.34% return over the course of the past year and is now at 10.85% since this point in 2018.  Right now the stock beta is 1.48. The average volatility for the week and month was at 2.95% and 2.18% respectively. There are 184.77M shares outstanding and 180.8M shares are floated in market.

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