Webster Financial Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 02, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 20, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased WBS stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 50%
increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of
$23.37, the dividend yield is 2.57%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WBS was $23.37,
representing a -6.45% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.98 and
a 23.78% increase over the 52 week low of $18.88.
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 $1.88. Zacks Investment Research reports WBS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -.25%, compared to an
industry average of 4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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 (
- SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KRE with an increase of
13.45% over the last 100 days. KBWR has the highest percent
weighting of WBS at 2.53%.