Great Western Bancorp, Inc. ( GWB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 09, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 22, 2018. Shareholders who purchased GWB prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $42.15, the dividend yield is 2.37%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GWB was $42.15, representing a -8.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.03 and a 26.69% increase over the 52 week low of $33.27.
GWB is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) and Bank of America Corporation ( BAC ). GWB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.6. Zacks Investment Research reports GWB's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 21.88%, compared to an industry average of 21.8%.
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