HopFed Bancorp, Inc. ( HFBC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 28, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.07 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 23, 2019. Shareholders who purchased HFBC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that HFBC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $13.31, the dividend yield is 2.1%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HFBC was $13.31, representing a -26.47% decrease from the 52 week high of $18.10 and a 1.91% increase over the 52 week low of $13.06.
HFBC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) and Bank of America Corporation ( BAC ). HFBC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.7. Zacks Investment Research reports HFBC's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 14.47%, compared to an industry average of 23.7%.