Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 30, 2014


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Westamerica Bancorporation ( WABC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 30, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.38 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 14, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WABC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.7% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of WABC was $51.48, representing a -10.61% decrease from the 52 week high of $57.59 and a 23.28% increase over the 52 week low of $41.76.

WABC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). WABC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.51. Zacks Investment Research reports WABC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -3.6%, compared to an industry average of 10.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WABC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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