United Bankshares, Inc. ( UBSI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 07, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.33 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 02, 2017. Shareholders who purchased UBSI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 8th quarter that UBSI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $33.05, the dividend yield is 3.99%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UBSI was $33.05, representing a -33.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.35 and a 4.24% increase over the 52 week low of $31.71.
UBSI is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) and Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ). UBSI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.9. Zacks Investment Research reports UBSI's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -3.52%, compared to an industry average of 10.6%.