New York Community Bancorp, Inc. ( NYCB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 07, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 22, 2015. Shareholders who purchased NYCB prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 44th quarter that NYCB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $17.22, the dividend yield is 5.81%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NYCB was $17.22, representing a -1.26% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.44 and a 17.86% increase over the 52 week low of $14.61.
NYCB is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Hudson City Bancorp, Inc. ( HCBK ) and Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. ( BHLB ). NYCB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.11. Zacks Investment Research reports NYCB's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -13.24%, compared to an industry average of 11.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to NYCB through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NYCB as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW High Dividend Yield Financial Portfolio ETF ( KBWD )
- SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Value ( MDYV )
- iShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF ( IJJ )
- Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF ( IVOV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IJJ with an increase of 2.38% over the last 100 days. KBWD has the highest percent weighting of NYCB at 2.58%.