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First Financial Holdings, Inc. (SCBT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 14, 2014

By: News
Posted: 5/13/2014 9:00:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: SCBT;WFC;JPM;FDM

First Financial Holdings, Inc. ( SCBT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 23, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SCBT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.26% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $58.32, the dividend yield is 1.37%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SCBT was $58.32, representing a -15.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $68.69 and a 24.62% increase over the 52 week low of $46.80.

SCBT is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). SCBT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.47. Zacks Investment Research reports SCBT's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 17.95%, compared to an industry average of 12.6%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to SCBT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SCBT as a top-10 holding:

The top-performing ETF of this group is FDM with an increase of 0.06% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SCBT at 1.43%.