Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 31, 2013


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Westamerica Bancorporation ( WABC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 31, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.38 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 15, 2013. 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price of $53.71, the dividend yield is 2.83%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WABC was $53.71, representing a 0% decrease from the 52 week high of $53.71 and a 32.62% increase over the 52 week low of $40.50.

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 $2.61. Zacks Investment Research reports WABC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -13.14%, compared to an industry average of 10.2%.

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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Referenced Stocks: JPM , WABC , WFC

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