Meridian Bancorp, Inc. ( EBSB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 17, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.04 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 04, 2017. Shareholders who purchased EBSB prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 33.33% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of EBSB was $18.5, representing a -9.98% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.55 and a 37.96% increase over the 52 week low of $13.41.
EBSB is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) and Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ). EBSB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.65. Zacks Investment Research reports EBSB's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 32.31%, compared to an industry average of 9.5%.
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