NBT Bancorp Inc. ( NBTB ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share scheduled for December 15, 2012. Shareholders who purchased NBTB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 23rd quarter that NBTB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $19.63, the dividend yield is 4.08%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NBTB was $19.63, representing a -18.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.10 and a 3.75% increase over the 52 week low of $18.92.
NBTB is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). NBTB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.65. Zacks Investment Research reports NBTB's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -1.56%, compared to an industry average of 9.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NBTB Dividend History page.