The First Bancshares, Inc. (FBMS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 02, 2014


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The First Bancshares, Inc. ( FBMS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 02, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.0375 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 20, 2014. Shareholders who purchased FBMS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 14th quarter that FBMS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $14.49, the dividend yield is 1.04%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FBMS was $14.49, representing a -12.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $16.60 and a 25.45% increase over the 52 week low of $11.55.

FBMS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). FBMS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.89. Zacks Investment Research reports FBMS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.37%, compared to an industry average of 12.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the FBMS Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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Referenced Stocks: FBMS , WFC , JPM

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