Umpqua Holdings Corporation ( UMPQ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 29, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 16, 2017. Shareholders who purchased UMPQ prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 12.5% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $19.57, the dividend yield is 3.68%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UMPQ was $19.57, representing a -0.61% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.69 and a 32.45% increase over the 52 week low of $14.78.
UMPQ is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as HSBC Holdings plc ( HSBC ) and E*TRADE Financial Corporation ( ETFC ). UMPQ's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.06. Zacks Investment Research reports UMPQ's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -12.24%, compared to an industry average of 13%.
Interested in gaining exposure to UMPQ through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have UMPQ as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW Regional Banking Portfolio ( KBWR )
- iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Value ETFnd ( JKL )
- iShares Russell 2000 Value ETF ( IWN )
- Vanguard Russell 2000 Value ETF ( VTWV )
- iShares Russell 2000 ETF ( IWM ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IWM with an increase of 6.08% over the last 100 days. KBWR has the highest percent weighting of UMPQ at 2.07%.
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