Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (GSBC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 26, 2013
Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. ( GSBC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased GSBC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 25th quarter that GSBC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $29.98, the dividend yield is 2.4%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GSBC was $29.98, representing a -3.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $31 and a 32.65% increase over the 52 week low of $22.60.
GSBC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). GSBC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.7. Zacks Investment Research reports GSBC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -29.79%, compared to an industry average of -2.8%.