Meridian Bancorp, Inc. ( EBSB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 18, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 05, 2016. Shareholders who purchased EBSB prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that EBSB has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of EBSB was $13.73, representing a -7.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $14.91 and a 14.23% increase over the 52 week low of $12.02.
EBSB is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). EBSB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.45. Zacks Investment Research reports EBSB's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 14.13%, compared to an industry average of 7.3%.