HopFed Bancorp, Inc. (HFBC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2012


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HopFed Bancorp, Inc. ( HFBC ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.02 per share scheduled for January 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HFBC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that HFBC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $8.82, the dividend yield is .91%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HFBC was $8.82, representing a -2.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $9.05 and a 49.49% increase over the 52 week low of $5.90.

HFBC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as HSBC Holdings plc ( HBC ) and People's United Financial, Inc. ( PBCT ). HFBC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.57. Zacks Investment Research reports HFBC's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 25.93%, compared to an industry average of 6.9%.

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

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Referenced Stocks: HBC , HFBC , PBCT

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