People's United Financial, Inc. ( PBCT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 29, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.1675 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased PBCT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.52% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $16.16, the dividend yield is 4.15%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PBCT was $16.16, representing a -4.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $16.95 and a 18.74% increase over the 52 week low of $13.61.
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 $.83. Zacks Investment Research reports PBCT's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 4.55%, compared to an industry average of 13.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PBCT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PBCT as a top-10 holding:
- Direxion All Cap Insider Sentiment Shares ( KNOW ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is KNOW with an decrease of -0.14% over the last 100 days.