First Defiance Financial Corp. (FDEF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 20, 2014


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First Defiance Financial Corp. ( FDEF ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 20, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 29, 2014. Shareholders who purchased FDEF stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 50% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $27.17, the dividend yield is 2.21%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FDEF was $27.17, representing a -4.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.49 and a 25.38% increase over the 52 week low of $21.67.

FDEF is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as E*TRADE Financial Corporation ( ETFC ) and People's United Financial, Inc. ( PBCT ). FDEF's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.15. Zacks Investment Research reports FDEF's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -4.11%, compared to an industry average of -1.5%.

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

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Referenced Stocks: FDEF , ETFC , PBCT

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