First Financial Bancorp. ( FFBC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 02, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 04, 2016. Shareholders who purchased FFBC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that FFBC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $20.15, the dividend yield is 3.18%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FFBC was $20.15, representing a -4.05% decrease from the 52 week high of $21 and a 22.72% increase over the 52 week low of $16.42.
FFBC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). FFBC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.2. Zacks Investment Research reports FFBC's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 7.2%, compared to an industry average of 8.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to FFBC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have FFBC as a top-10 holding:
- ProShares Ultra S&P Regional Banking ( KRU ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is KRU with an increase of 10.72% over the last 100 days.
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