PacWest Bancorp ( PACW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 18, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.6 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 31, 2018. Shareholders who purchased PACW prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $54.38, the dividend yield is 4.41%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PACW was $54.38, representing a -0.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $54.86 and a 26.23% increase over the 52 week low of $43.08.
PACW is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) and Bank of America Corporation ( BAC ). PACW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.2. Zacks Investment Research reports PACW's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 25.88%, compared to an industry average of 24.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PACW through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PACW as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is KRE with an increase of 8.18% over the last 100 days. KBWR has the highest percent weighting of PACW at 3.22%.