First Financial Bancorp. (FFBC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 28, 2019

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First Financial Bancorp. ( FFBC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 28, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2019. Shareholders who purchased FFBC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of FFBC was $27.6, representing a -18.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.70 and a 23.93% increase over the 52 week low of $22.27.

FFBC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) and Bank of America Corporation ( BAC ). FFBC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.93. Zacks Investment Research reports FFBC's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 1.23%, compared to an industry average of 11.2%.

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

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

  • WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Quality Dividend Growth Fund ( DGRS )
  • iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Value ETF ( IJS )
  • SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Value ETF (based on S&P SmallCap Value ( SLYV )
  • Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Value ETF ( VIOV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DGRS with an decrease of -2.02% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of FFBC at 1.17%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines
Referenced Symbols: FFBC , JPM , BAC , DGRS , IJS , SLYV , VIOV

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