PacWest Bancorp (PACW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 21, 2013

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PacWest Bancorp ( PACW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 21, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 05, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PACW stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 38.89% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of PACW was $27.75, representing a -1.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.04 and a 33.8% increase over the 52 week low of $20.74.

PACW is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) and Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ). PACW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.39. Zacks Investment Research reports PACW's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as .68%, compared to an industry average of 7.5%.

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

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

  • PowerShares KBW Regional Banking Portfolio ETF ( KBWR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWR with an increase of 1.28% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PACW at 2.54%.



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 , KBWR , PACW , WFC

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