Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 31, 2013
Westamerica Bancorporation ( WABC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 31, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.37 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WABC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that WABC has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of WABC was $44.46, representing a -10.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.53 and a 9.78% 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 $2.93. Zacks Investment Research reports WABC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -6.14%, compared to an industry average of 9.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WABC Dividend History page.