Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc. ( EVBS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 15, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 03, 2017. Shareholders who purchased EVBS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 50% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of EVBS was $10.55, representing a -0.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $10.63 and a 59.85% increase over the 52 week low of $6.60.
EVBS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) and Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ). EVBS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.42. Zacks Investment Research reports EVBS's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 13.64%, compared to an industry average of 12.3%.