Hudson City Bancorp, Inc. ( HCBK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 06, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.04 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 29, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HCBK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that HCBK has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $9.61, the dividend yield is 1.66%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HCBK was $9.61, representing a -5.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $10.16 and a 9.08% increase over the 52 week low of $8.81.
HCBK is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as New York Community Bancorp, Inc. ( NYCB ) and Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. ( BHLB ). HCBK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.35. Zacks Investment Research reports HCBK's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -28.38%, compared to an industry average of 2.8%.