Home BancShares, Inc. ( HOMB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 14, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 07, 2016. Shareholders who purchased HOMB prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -40% decrease from prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $24.46, the dividend yield is 1.47%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HOMB was $24.46, representing a -0.61% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.61 and a 44.43% increase over the 52 week low of $16.94.
HOMB is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) and Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ). HOMB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.19. Zacks Investment Research reports HOMB's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 20.71%, compared to an industry average of 12.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to HOMB through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HOMB as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares S&P SmallCap Financials Portfolio ( PSCF )
- SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P SmallCap 600 G ( SLYG )
- iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Growth ETF ( IJT ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCF with an increase of 10.17% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HOMB at 1.91%.
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