Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 28, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.24 per share scheduled for January 11, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased WASH stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
9.09% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $26.51, the dividend yield is 3.62%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WASH was $26.51,
representing a -4.47% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.75 and
a 17.67% increase over the 52 week low of $22.53.
WASH is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Wells Fargo & Company (
) and J P Morgan Chase & Co (
). WASH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.05. Zacks Investment Research reports WASH's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 17.58%, compared to an
industry average of 9.2%.
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