Cathay General Bancorp (CATY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2014


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Cathay General Bancorp ( CATY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 13, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CATY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 400% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of CATY was $24.57, representing a -12.06% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.94 and a 37.49% increase over the 52 week low of $17.87.

CATY is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). CATY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.43. Zacks Investment Research reports CATY's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 16.36%, compared to an industry average of 10.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CATY Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: CATY , WFC , JPM

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