Newtek Business Services Corp. ( NEWT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 21, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.44 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 29, 2017. Shareholders who purchased NEWT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $18.05, the dividend yield is 9.75%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NEWT was $18.05, representing a -0.61% decrease from the 52 week high of $18.16 and a 33.11% increase over the 52 week low of $13.56.
NEWT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.88. Zacks Investment Research reports NEWT's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 16.25%, compared to an industry average of %.