Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. ( WASH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 12, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WASH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.17% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of WASH was $27.97, representing a -0.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $28 and a 24.15% 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 $2.13. Zacks Investment Research reports WASH's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.82%, compared to an industry average of 6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WASH Dividend History page.
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