Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NWBI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012


Northwest Bancshares, Inc. ( NWBI ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share scheduled for December 24, 2012. Shareholders who purchased NWBI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that NWBI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $11.95, the dividend yield is 4.02%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NWBI was $11.95, representing a -8.64% decrease from the 52 week high of $13.08 and a 8.34% increase over the 52 week low of $11.03.

NWBI is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). NWBI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.66. Zacks Investment Research reports NWBI's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 4.17%, compared to an industry average of 6.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NWBI 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.

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Referenced Stocks: JPM , NWBI , WFC

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