Investar Holding Corporation ( ISTR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 30, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.022 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 31, 2017. Shareholders who purchased ISTR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $23.35, the dividend yield is .38%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ISTR was $23.35, representing a -1.68% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.75 and a 55.67% increase over the 52 week low of $15.
ISTR is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) and Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ). ISTR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.09. Zacks Investment Research reports ISTR's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 1.82%, compared to an industry average of 11%.