Peoples Bancorp Inc. ( PEBO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 05, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 23, 2016. Shareholders who purchased PEBO prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.67% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $21.2, the dividend yield is 3.02%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PEBO was $21.2, representing a -14.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.74 and a 29.74% increase over the 52 week low of $16.34.
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 $1.07. Zacks Investment Research reports PEBO's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 153.03%, compared to an industry average of 11.1%.