Fidelity Southern Corporation ( LION ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 30, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 14, 2014. Shareholders who purchased LION stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 12.5% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $14.12, the dividend yield is 2.55%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LION was $14.12, representing a -20.85% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.84 and a 18.04% increase over the 52 week low of $11.96.
LION is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). LION's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.06. Zacks Investment Research reports LION's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -2.95%, compared to an industry average of 11.8%.