Webster Financial Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 07, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on
August 25, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WBS stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 33.33% increase over the same period a year ago. At
the current stock price of $28.45, the dividend yield is 2.81%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WBS was $28.45,
representing a -12.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.67 and
a 15.98% increase over the 52 week low of $24.53.
WBS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Wells Fargo & Company (
) and J P Morgan Chase & Co (
). WBS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.97. Zacks Investment Research reports WBS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.58%, compared to an
industry average of 3.1%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to WBS through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WBS as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW Regional Banking Portfolio ETF (
- ProShares Ultra KBW Regional Banking (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWR with an decrease of
-8.13% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of WBS at 2.71%.