City Holding Company ( CHCO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 13, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.42 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 31, 2015. Shareholders who purchased CHCO prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $49.6, the dividend yield is 3.39%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CHCO was $49.6, representing a -1.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.27 and a 22.29% increase over the 52 week low of $40.56.
CHCO is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). CHCO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.68. Zacks Investment Research reports CHCO's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -6.71%, compared to an industry average of 11.1%.
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