Simmons First National Corporation ( SFNC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SFNC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of SFNC was $25.53, representing a -4.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.77 and a 14.18% increase over the 52 week low of $22.36.
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 $1.64. Zacks Investment Research reports SFNC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.66%, compared to an industry average of 5.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SFNC Dividend History page.