Hudson City Bancorp, Inc. (HCBK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 08, 2013

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Hudson City Bancorp, Inc. ( HCBK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.04 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HCBK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -50% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $9.67, the dividend yield is 1.65%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HCBK was $9.67, representing a -1.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $9.79 and a 53.98% increase over the 52 week low of $6.28.

HCBK is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as New York Community Bancorp, Inc. ( NYCB ) and Sterling Financial Corporation ( STSA ). HCBK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.41. Zacks Investment Research reports HCBK's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -27.06%, compared to an industry average of -2.5%.

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

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

  • SPDR S&P Mortgage Finance ETF ( KME )
  • SPDR Bank ETF ( KBE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBE with an increase of 15.86% over the last 100 days. KME has the highest percent weighting of HCBK at 2.67%.

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 Symbols: HCBK , KBE , KME , NYCB , STSA

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