Cathay General Bancorp (CATY) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 26, 2021. A cash dividend payment of $0.34 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 09, 2021. Shareholders who purchased CATY prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.68% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $46.22, the dividend yield is 2.94%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CATY was $46.22, representing a -0.09% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.26 and a 64.48% increase over the 52 week low of $28.10.
CATY is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co (JPM) and Bank of America Corporation (BAC). CATY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.71. Zacks Investment Research reports CATY's forecasted earnings growth in 2021 as 30.23%, compared to an industry average of 32.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to CATY through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CATY as a top-10 holding:
- WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Quality Dividend Growth Fund (DGRS).
The top-performing ETF of this group is DGRS with an increase of 3.98% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CATY at 1.72%.
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