Simmons First National Corporation ( SFNC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 12, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.23 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2015. Shareholders who purchased SFNC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.55% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of SFNC was $42.92, representing a -0.69% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.22 and a 23.97% increase over the 52 week low of $34.62.
SFNC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). SFNC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.11. Zacks Investment Research reports SFNC's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 35.95%, compared to an industry average of 10.6%.
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