Sterling Bancorp ( STL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 02, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.07 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 19, 2018. Shareholders who purchased STL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 20th quarter that STL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $17.98, the dividend yield is 1.56%.
The previous trading day's last sale of STL was $17.98, representing a -32.15% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.50 and a 6.71% increase over the 52 week low of $16.85.
STL is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) and Bank of America Corporation ( BAC ). STL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.29. Zacks Investment Research reports STL's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 40.54%, compared to an industry average of 21.8%.
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