People's United Financial, Inc. ( PBCT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 28, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15, 2016. Shareholders who purchased PBCT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.49% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $15.33, the dividend yield is 4.44%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PBCT was $15.33, representing a -9.45% decrease from the 52 week high of $16.93 and a 12.56% increase over the 52 week low of $13.62.
PBCT is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as HSBC Holdings plc ( HSBC ) and E*TRADE Financial Corporation ( ETFC ). PBCT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.9. Zacks Investment Research reports PBCT's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 2.3%, compared to an industry average of 8.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PBCT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PBCT as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW High Dividend Yield Financial Portfolio ETF ( KBWD ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWD with an increase of 8.48% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PBCT at 1.2%.