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Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. (WASH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 28, 2012

Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. ( WASH ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 28, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share scheduled for January 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WASH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.09% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $26.51, the dividend yield is 3.62%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WASH was $26.51, representing a -4.47% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.75 and a 17.67% increase over the 52 week low of $22.53.

WASH is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). WASH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.05. Zacks Investment Research reports WASH's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 17.58%, compared to an industry average of 9.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WASH Dividend History page.

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