Marlin Business Services Corp. ( MRLN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 10, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.14 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 22, 2016. Shareholders who purchased MRLN prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 12% increase over the same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of MRLN was $14.2, representing a -34.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.55 and a 12.52% increase over the 52 week low of $12.62.
MRLN is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). MRLN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.39. Zacks Investment Research reports MRLN's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as .69%, compared to an industry average of 6.7%.