Metro Bancorp, Inc ( METR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 05, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.07 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 26, 2015. Shareholders who purchased METR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that METR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $24.78, the dividend yield is 1.13%.
The previous trading day's last sale of METR was $24.78, representing a -11.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.95 and a 12.38% increase over the 52 week low of $22.05.
METR is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). METR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.44. Zacks Investment Research reports METR's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 17.12%, compared to an industry average of 10.1%.
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