Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. ( GSBC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 30, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 13, 2017. Shareholders who purchased GSBC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that GSBC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $54.95, the dividend yield is 1.6%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GSBC was $54.95, representing a -3.09% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.70 and a 59.37% increase over the 52 week low of $34.48.
GSBC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) and Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ). GSBC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.21. Zacks Investment Research reports GSBC's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -4.27%, compared to an industry average of 9.8%.