Heartland Financial USA, Inc. ( HTLF ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 20, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 05, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HTLF stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 29th quarter that HTLF has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $24.1, the dividend yield is 1.66%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HTLF was $24.1, representing a -19.83% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.06 and a 7.69% increase over the 52 week low of $22.38.
HTLF is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). HTLF's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.72. Zacks Investment Research reports HTLF's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as .49%, compared to an industry average of .8%.
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