Provident Financial Services, Inc (PFS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2013

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Provident Financial Services, Inc ( PFS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PFS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -35% decrease from the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of PFS was $14.93, representing a -8.12% decrease from the 52 week high of $16.25 and a 13.71% increase over the 52 week low of $13.13.

PFS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as HSBC Holdings plc ( HBC ) and People's United Financial, Inc. ( PBCT ). PFS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.17. Zacks Investment Research reports PFS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -4.84%, compared to an industry average of .8%.


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

Interested in gaining exposure to PFS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PFS 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 6.16% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PFS at 2.32%.



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: HBC , KBWR , PBCT , PFS

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