Investar Holding Corporation ( ISTR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 28, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 31, 2019. Shareholders who purchased ISTR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 11.11% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $23.95, the dividend yield is .84%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ISTR was $23.95, representing a -19.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.90 and a 22.9% increase over the 52 week low of $19.49.
ISTR is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) and Bank of America Corporation ( BAC ). ISTR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.3. Zacks Investment Research reports ISTR's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 45.98%, compared to an industry average of 32.4%.
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