ViewPoint Financial Group, Inc. (VPFG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 19, 2012

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ViewPoint Financial Group, Inc. ( VPFG ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 19, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share scheduled for December 31, 2012. Shareholders who purchased VPFG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 100% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $20.4, the dividend yield is 5.88%.

The previous trading day's last sale of VPFG was $20.4, representing a -7.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.99 and a 63.06% increase over the 52 week low of $12.51.

VPFG is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as HSBC Holdings plc ( HBC ) and People's United Financial, Inc. ( PBCT ). VPFG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1. Zacks Investment Research reports VPFG's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 23.46%, compared to an industry average of 11.4%.

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

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

  • PowerShares Zacks Micro Cap ( PZI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PZI with an increase of 7.53% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of VPFG at 0.29%.



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 , PBCT , PZI , VPFG

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