South State Corporation ( SSB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 15, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.33 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 24, 2017. Shareholders who purchased SSB prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.13% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of SSB was $87.5, representing a -4.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $92.05 and a 44.29% increase over the 52 week low of $60.64.
SSB is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) and Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ). SSB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.18. Zacks Investment Research reports SSB's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -2.78%, compared to an industry average of 12.3%.