Heritage Financial Corporation (HFWA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 21, 2012


Heritage Financial Corporation ( HFWA ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 21, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share scheduled for December 06, 2012. Shareholders who purchased HFWA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 275% increase over the prior month. At the current stock price of $13.87, the dividend yield is 2.16%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HFWA was $13.87, representing a -10.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.57 and a 22.2% increase over the 52 week low of $11.35.

HFWA is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Hudson City Bancorp, Inc. ( HCBK ) and Sterling Financial Corporation ( STSA ). HFWA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.81. Zacks Investment Research reports HFWA's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 106.67%, compared to an industry average of 7%.

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

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.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Earnings

Referenced Stocks: HCBK , HFWA , STSA

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