Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (BHLB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 11, 2014
Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. ( BHLB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 11, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 27, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BHLB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that BHLB has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of BHLB was $24.56, representing a -16.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.38 and a 5.05% increase over the 52 week low of $23.38.
BHLB is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as New York Community Bancorp, Inc. ( NYCB ) and Hudson City Bancorp, Inc. ( HCBK ). BHLB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.65. Zacks Investment Research reports BHLB's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -9.36%, compared to an industry average of 1.7%.