Citi closed down a nickel at $4.31 and was trading a penny lower after-hours.
The XLF closed at $15.90, down 30 cents.
BAC was down 27 cents to $13.69.
Goldman: Bank Dividends Likely to Surprise to the UpsideMeanwhile, in another part of Rupert's realm, last Saturday's Barron's Feature story was:
...Goldman’s derivatives wizards recommend investors buy April call options on Citigroup and the SPDR FD Financial Sector ETF. Such a strategy, in theory, would provide investors exposure to an upside dividend surprise without requiring a direct investment in equity today. And given how these stocks are getting pummeled today, there’s some wisdom there....MORE