Cathay General Bancorp (CATY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 29, 2012

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Cathay General Bancorp ( CATY ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 29, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.01 per share scheduled for December 13, 2012. Shareholders who purchased CATY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 14th quarter that CATY has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $17.85, the dividend yield is .22%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CATY was $17.85, representing a -7.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.23 and a 45.36% increase over the 52 week low of $12.28.

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 $1.28. Zacks Investment Research reports CATY's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 23.27%, compared to an industry average of 17.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CATY Dividend History page.



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