Republic Bancorp, Inc. ( RBCAA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 14, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.209 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 21, 2016. Shareholders who purchased RBCAA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.56% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $31.11, the dividend yield is 2.69%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RBCAA was $31.11, representing a -6.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.26 and a 35.26% increase over the 52 week low of $23.
RBCAA is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). RBCAA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.88. Zacks Investment Research reports RBCAA's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 20%, compared to an industry average of 10.6%.
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