Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Second Quarter 2010 Dividends

Jun 15, 2010, 16:04 ET from Fifth Third Bancorp

CINCINNATI, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp today declared its second quarter 2010 cash dividends on its common shares, Series G preferred shares and Series F preferred shares.

Fifth Third declared a second quarter 2010 cash dividend on its common shares (Nasdaq: FITB) of $0.01. The cash dividend is payable on Thursday, July 22, 2010 to shareholders of record as of Wednesday, June 30, 2010.

Fifth Third also declared a first quarter cash dividend on its 8.50% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock, Series G, at the rate of $531.25 per share, which equates to approximately $2.125 for each depositary share. Each depositary share represents a 1/250th ownership interest in a share of Series G Preferred Stock (Nasdaq: FITBP). The Series G dividend is payable on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 to shareholders of record as of Friday, June 25, 2010.

Fifth Third also declared a cash dividend on its Fixed-Rate Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series F, at the rate of $312.50 per share. The Series F dividend is payable on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 to the shareholder of record as of Tuesday, June 15, 2010.

Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $113 billion in assets, operates 16 affiliates with 1,309 full-service Banking Centers, including 102 Bank Mart(R) locations open seven days a week inside select grocery stores and 2,359 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Georgia and North Carolina. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Investment Advisors. Fifth Third also has a 49% interest in Fifth Third Processing Solutions, LLC. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of March 31, 2010, had $190 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $25 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations. Investor information and press releases can be viewed at Fifth Third's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ(R) National Global Select Market under the symbol "FITB."

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