Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. ( SASR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 08, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 17, 2016. Shareholders who purchased SASR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.09% increase over the same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of SASR was $26.02, representing a -13.27% decrease from the 52 week high of $30 and a 8.24% increase over the 52 week low of $24.04.
SASR is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). SASR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.68. Zacks Investment Research reports SASR's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -5.41%, compared to an industry average of 6.9%.