BankUnited, Inc. ( BKU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 11, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 31, 2017. Shareholders who purchased BKU prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 15th quarter that BKU has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of BKU was $36.79, representing a -4.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.55 and a 32.1% increase over the 52 week low of $27.85.
BKU is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as HSBC Holdings plc ( HSBC ) and E*TRADE Financial Corporation ( ETFC ). BKU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.02. Zacks Investment Research reports BKU's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 8.16%, compared to an industry average of 4.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to BKU through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BKU as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Value ETFnd ( JKL ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is JKL with an increase of 11.45% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BKU at 0.81%.
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