Heritage Financial Group ( HBOS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 06, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.07 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 22, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HBOS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that HBOS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $19.66, the dividend yield is 1.42%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HBOS was $19.66, representing a -5.98% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.91 and a 15.58% increase over the 52 week low of $17.01.
HBOS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as E*TRADE Financial Corporation ( ETFC ) and People's United Financial, Inc. ( PBCT ). HBOS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.04. Zacks Investment Research reports HBOS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -25.36%, compared to an industry average of 10.5%.