Columbia Banking System, Inc. (COLB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 03, 2014


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Columbia Banking System, Inc. ( COLB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 03, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 19, 2014. Shareholders who purchased COLB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.09% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of COLB was $26.51, representing a -7.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.56 and a 35.53% increase over the 52 week low of $19.56.

COLB is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). COLB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.21. Zacks Investment Research reports COLB's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 13.23%, compared to an industry average of 9.8%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to COLB through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have COLB as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares KBW Regional Banking Portfolio ETF ( KBWR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWR with an increase of 11.34% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of COLB at 2.43%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: COLB , JPM , KBWR , WFC

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