Simplicity Bancorp Inc. (SMPL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 07, 2013
Simplicity Bancorp Inc. ( SMPL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 07, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.08 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 27, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SMPL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that SMPL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $15.49, the dividend yield is 2.07%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SMPL was $15.49, representing a -2.76% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.93 and a 14.74% increase over the 52 week low of $13.50.
SMPL is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as HSBC Holdings plc ( HBC ) and E*TRADE Financial Corporation ( ETFC ). SMPL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.75. Zacks Investment Research reports SMPL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -14.47%, compared to an industry average of -4.3%.