Republic Bancorp, Inc. ( RBCAA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 17, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.187 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 17, 2014. Shareholders who purchased RBCAA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.25% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $23.61, the dividend yield is 3.17%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RBCAA was $23.61, representing a -16.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.23 and a 25.99% increase over the 52 week low of $18.74.
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 $1.15. Zacks Investment Research reports RBCAA's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 18.85%, compared to an industry average of 10.7%.
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