First Financial Holdings, Inc. (FFCH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 07, 2013

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First Financial Holdings, Inc. ( FFCH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 07, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 23, 2013. Shareholders who purchased FFCH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 18th quarter that FFCH has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $20.38, the dividend yield is .98%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FFCH was $20.38, representing a -5.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.64 and a 140.05% increase over the 52 week low of $8.49.

FFCH is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as New York Community Bancorp, Inc. ( NYCB ) and Hudson City Bancorp, Inc. ( HCBK ). FFCH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.71. Zacks Investment Research reports FFCH's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.34%, compared to an industry average of -1.7%.

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

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

  • PowerShares Zacks Micro Cap ( PZI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PZI with an increase of 21.08% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of FFCH at 0.36%.



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



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