Bank of the Ozarks ( OZRK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 09, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased OZRK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10.53% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $46.49, the dividend yield is 1.81%.
The previous trading day's last sale of OZRK was $46.49, representing a -5.01% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.94 and a 51.14% increase over the 52 week low of $30.76.
OZRK is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). OZRK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.27. Zacks Investment Research reports OZRK's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.11%, compared to an industry average of 2.1%.
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