BankUnited, Inc. ( BKU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BKU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 23.53% increase over the same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of BKU was $25.88, representing a -9.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.69 and a 17.58% increase over the 52 week low of $22.01.
BKU is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as HSBC Holdings plc ( HBC ) and People's United Financial, Inc. ( PBCT ). BKU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.06. Zacks Investment Research reports BKU's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -17.07%, compared to an industry average of 3.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BKU Dividend History page.
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