Provident Financial Services, Inc ( PFS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 31, 2018. Shareholders who purchased PFS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.26% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $26.95, the dividend yield is 2.97%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PFS was $26.95, representing a -6.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.76 and a 16.21% increase over the 52 week low of $23.19.
PFS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as HSBC Holdings plc ( HSBC ) and E*TRADE Financial Corporation ( ETFC ). PFS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.52. Zacks Investment Research reports PFS's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 20.39%, compared to an industry average of 22.2%.