Webster Financial Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 01, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 19, 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $29.84, the dividend yield is 2.68%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WBS was $29.84,
representing a -8.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.67 and
a 33.99% increase over the 52 week low of $22.27.
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 $1.95. Zacks Investment Research reports WBS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 8.13%, compared to an
industry average of 5.5%.
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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 (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWR with an decrease of
-4.01% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of WBS at 2.58%.