Union Bankshares Corporation ( UBSH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.14 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 30, 2014. Shareholders who purchased UBSH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that UBSH has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $25.91, the dividend yield is 2.16%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UBSH was $25.91, representing a -3.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.72 and a 39.3% increase over the 52 week low of $18.60.
UBSH is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). UBSH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.19. Zacks Investment Research reports UBSH's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.78%, compared to an industry average of 12.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to UBSH through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have UBSH as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Dow Jones Select MicroCap Index(sm) Fund ( FDM ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FDM with an increase of 0.06% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of UBSH at 1.11%.
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