First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. ( FMBI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 24, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.08 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 14, 2014. Shareholders who purchased FMBI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 100% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $16.82, the dividend yield is 1.9%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FMBI was $16.82, representing a -9.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $18.49 and a 15.84% increase over the 52 week low of $14.52.
FMBI is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). FMBI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.14. Zacks Investment Research reports FMBI's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -4.72%, compared to an industry average of 2.9%.