Peoples Bancorp Inc. ( PEBO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 30, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 17, 2015. Shareholders who purchased PEBO prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that PEBO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $21.32, the dividend yield is 2.81%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PEBO was $21.32, representing a -20% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.65 and a 0.52% increase over the 52 week low of $21.21.
PEBO is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). PEBO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.84. Zacks Investment Research reports PEBO's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 24.07%, compared to an industry average of 7.7%.