Home BancShares, Inc. ( HOMB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 07, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 03, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HOMB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 33.33% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $31.85, the dividend yield is 1.26%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HOMB was $31.85, representing a -18.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.98 and a 15.4% increase over the 52 week low of $27.60.
HOMB is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). HOMB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.45. Zacks Investment Research reports HOMB's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 46.27%, compared to an industry average of 12.3%.