MidSouth Bancorp ( MSL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 13, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01, 2016. Shareholders who purchased MSL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th quarter that MSL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $10.85, the dividend yield is 3.32%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MSL was $10.85, representing a -31.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.78 and a 66.67% increase over the 52 week low of $6.51.
MSL is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). MSL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.95. Zacks Investment Research reports MSL's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -26.83%, compared to an industry average of 10.5%.